• Jody Hauber is a Los Angeles-based writer of fiction, non-fiction, and essays. Her most recent novel, Everything Is What It Seems, is currently pending publication. An excerpt from the novel was published in the anthology Women On the Edge: Writing from Los Angeles (Toby Press, 2006). “The Hole Where A Glow Should Be,” a seminal short story out of which the novel came to be envisioned, was selected for the anthology Long Baptisms: Writings by Daughters of Alcoholic Mothers. Additionally, she has authored two previously published novels.
She has also been the 10-year owner of a successful Los Angeles public relations firm as well as a communications consultant to Kaiser Permanente and other HMOs. Her knowledge and experience encompass a broad spectrum from corporate consultation and design of internal communications prototypes to the creation of business and corporate materials and bylines. Articles she has authored on behalf of clients have appeared inNewsweek’s “My Turn” column, Financial Planning on Wall Street, and Private Asset Management. Articles under her own name have been published in Los Angeles Times, Larchmont Chronicle, TravelScope, French Alps Discovery Guide, Playgirl, and New West.
Jody has been a Feature Prize Winner in the Writers' Digest Personal Essay Contest.
A Cum Laude graduate of Vanderbilt University, she has attended the graduate schools of Georgetown University and UCLA.