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NEWS & EVENTS

2022

Athena Film Festival Reveals 2022 Alfred P. Sloan Development Award (Hollywood Reporter)   Link

Vanderbes named New York State Foundation for the Arts Playwriting/Screenwriting Fellow for 2022
    

Vanderbes named Athena List Winner for 2022 (Hollywood Reporter)

Feature Film Project (Tangled Bank Studios)   
Link 



2021

Review of Primating at the Arkansas Repertory Theater (Broadway World)   Link

Primating to premiere at the Arkansas Repertory Theater (Broadway World)    Link


2020
 
Wonder Drug, Vanderbes
 cited in an article on thalidomide survivors in the U.S. (New York Times)   Link 


2019
 
Developing TV Drama (Tristar/FOX) 


Strangers At The Feast listed as one of "The best Thanksgiving books of all time" (Oprah Magazine)   Link

Jennifer Vanderbes named 2019-2020 NEH Public Scholar for her research into the thalidomide scandal for

Wonder Drug


2018


Sloan Foundation Grant awarded to Wonder Drug

Vanderbes tapped to write historical feature film for Paramount


2017


Wonder Drug, a nonfiction book about the thalidomide scandal of the 1960s under contract. (Random House and Harper Collins UK) 


2016


The Best Books for Thanksgiving (Vogue)   Link   

13 Books Bird Lovers Will Flock To   Link 

Developed TV drama (Lifetime Television) 


8 Glorious and Triumphant Novels of Scientific Discovery   Link


2015


Developed TV drama (Bravo) 

Secrets, Spies and Sacrifice: 11 Captivating Novels About World War II   
Link 

 

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