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Jeremy grew up on the Jersey Shore and graduated from Marymount Manhattan College with a degree in Theatre Arts. He lived an actor’s life for several years before transitioning to writing. As a novelist*, Jeremy has released three young adult titles with Bold Strokes Books (In Stone, Night Creatures, and Dark Rites), which have been listed in Advocate’s “Top 10 Books for Young LGBT Folks and Anyone Who Wants to Understand Them,” recommended by the American Library Association’s GLBT Round Table, and nominated for the Rainbow Award in fantasy. His dramatic work includes the librettos for Eighty-Sixed and Creature, as well as other works for the stage and screen. Jeremy is a 2018 Dramatist Guild Foundation Fellow, Affiliated Artist with Musical Theatre Factory, and a 2018 Resident at SPACE on Ryder Farm. 

*Yes, his books are published under Jeremy JORDAN King because that's his name, but once he started writing theatre, it got confusing because there’s a brown-haired actor named Jeremy Jordan, so he dropped the Jordan and opted for simply J and yes, it’s slightly confusing and yes it’s a sore spot, and yes the world just has to deal 🙃

photo credit: Cédric Terrell

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