Jessie Rosen is an L.A. based writer/producer originally from Freehold, New Jersey. Following graduation from Boston College, Rosen lived in Manhattan where she worked in advertising and branded content production. She moved to Los Angeles in 2010 to pursue a career in entertainment working first in branded content development for Jordin Levin and Pete Aronson at Generate before ultimately pursuing writing full time.
In 2007, Rosen launched the blog 20-NOTHINGS – named a TIME Top 25 Blog in 2014 also included on the Forbes list of the Top 100 Websites for Women and Top 10 Websites for Millennials. 20-Nothings is an account of getting by from 20 to 30 with new posts weekly. The blog has led to assignments for publications such as Marie Claire, The Daily Beast, and AOL, as well as appearances on programs such as NPR and The Suzy Orman Show.
In 2010, Rosen wrote, directed and produced her first full-length play – THE HOOK UP CONVERSATIONS. The show received a limited run at the Nuyorican Poets Café in New York and was re-staged for a March 2011 performance in Los Angeles.
Rosen created the first and only no-boys-allowed storytelling series, SUNDAY NIGHT SEX TALKS, now occurring monthly in Los Angeles with NO BOYS and CO-ED performances at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater. Rosen produces and performs in the series, which is currently in development as a television property.
Most recently Rosen spent two years running all online editorial for E! Online’s Fashion Police website. Her first YA novel – DEAD RINGER – is being published by Full Fathom Five Digital in November of 2015.
She is currently at work on several television and film projects, as well as her next novel.
Jessie Rosen resides physically in Los Angeles and mentally in New York.
She has wanted to be a writer since she read Barbara Cooney’s bio on the back of the book Miss Rumphius.
She has aspired to work in entertainment since she found out that one woman was responsible for all of Sleepless in Seattle.
She has an unhealthy obsession with avocados, shoes and cheese. She would like to be reincarnated as Bonnie Raitt. Her favorite color is gold.
Jessie writes comedy and drama but loves the space in between most of all.
She lives with her husband R, their dog Louie and her gold laptop.