Jenny Manzer is the author of Save Me Kurt Cobain

Jenny Manzer is a writer in Victoria, British Columbia

Jenny Manzer is the author of SAVE ME, KURT COBAIN, which was nominated for the Bolen Books Children’s Book Prize. She has a degree in Creative Writing and was a finalist for the 2013 CBC Creative Non-Fiction Prize, one of Canada’s most prestigious literary competitions. She lives with her family in Victoria, British Columbia and spends a lot of time at baseball games.

Five Things No One Would Ever Say to Me

  1. You must join our math club.
  2. “How do you walk in those heels?”
  3. You shop too much.
  4. Please sing your karaoke version of “Rivers of Babylon.”
  5. How do you want your steak cooked?

Five Things I Like

  1. New running shoes.
  2. Abandoned shacks in fields.
  3. Busy cities with galleries and theatres.
  4. Quiet places with birds and whales.
  5. Gerbera daisies.

Five Dislikes

  1. All instruction manuals.
  2. Gross generalizations.
  3. Anonymous comments.
  4. Decaf.
  5. Ironing.

My Five Karaoke Songs (actual or ideal)

  1. “My Sharona,” The Knack
  2. “Rivers of Babylon,” Boney M
  3. “Someday,” Steve Earle
  4. “Debaser,” The Pixies
  5. Anything by The Weakerthans