Jennifer Erin Valent is the 2007 winner of the Jerry B. Jenkins Christian Writers Guild's Operation First Novel contest and 2010 Christy Award winner for Fireflies in December.

She lives in central Virginia, where she has worked as a nanny for over fifteen years. A lifelong resident of the South, her surroundings help to color the scenes and characters she writes.



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Audie Winner Jennifer Valent

The audio version of
Fireflies in December
wins an Audie Award!


Christy Award Winner Jennifer Valent

Fireflies in December wins the Christy for First Novel!
Stop by my blog to hear all about it!


Retailers Choice

Fireflies in December a finalist for Retailers Choice Award!
List of winners



Writer's Guild

Other Awards:
Catching Moondrops was a finalist in the 2010 Romantic Times Reviewer's Choice awards and Fireflies in December's win for the 2007 Christian Writers Guild's Operation First Novel contest.



Fresh Fiction interview with Jen Vido

WBCL Radio interview

Finding Hope Through Fiction interview

She Reads interview

Finding Hope Through Fiction interview

Faith, Hope and Fiction interview interview with Timothy Taylor

Title Trakk interview

Incurable Disease Of Writing interview

CBD interview

Character spotlight on RelzReviewz

Favorite Pastimes interview