Jennifer Faus is known for in-depth research and interviews that bring to the public the voices of those whose stories go unheard. Her work has been hailed as “extraordinary and poignant” (Paul Greengrass) and she has been described as an "insightful, highly skilled writer who effortlessly lifts us up again after sending us crashing to the ground emotionally." (Brenna Briggs).
Jennifer's scripts are female-driven stories that center on strong characters who are faced with life-changing (or ending) challenges; these include Backcountry, Leaving, She, The Devil's Mechanic, and Rathlin.
Jennifer is best known for her profiles of the Bloody Sunday Victims in her book, Before Sunday. Her most recent work, The Slotted Spoon, has been described as a gut-wrenching, diary-like anthology that reflects her remarkable ability to convey profound and deeply personal experiences including September 11, homelessness, abuse, and PTSD.