SJ Hodges is an eleven time published writer who completed her MFA in Dramatic Writing at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. She won the 2008 LA Weekly Annual Theatre Award for Playwriting for her play How Cissy Grew. In addition, SJ worked as a celebrity interviewer and film industry reporter for Interview magazine and wrote for A&E’s popular Biography series. Her first novel, Party Favors, a roman a clef co-authored with Nicole Sexton was published by Lyons Press. Her second book, a memoir co-authored with Deborah Strobin and Ilie Wacs is entitled An Uncommon Journey. It was purchased by Barricade Books. Her third book, a memoir co-authored with Animal Planet’s “Pit Boss” Shorty Rossi was purchased by Random House. It hit #36 on Amazon and went into its 3rd printing six weeks after its release date. As an editor, SJ has worked on books published by Vanguard Press, Perseus Book Group and St. Martin’s Press.
June 29, 2016