Jennifer Dorr’s passion for beautifully told stories guides all of her work. She has contributed pieces to The New York Times, The Huffington Post, Yoga Journal, Adirondack Life, AARP’s The Girlfriend, and other print and on-line publications. Her belief that words and ideas change lives inspired her to co-found the Open Book / Open Mind conversations series at the Montclair Public Library.
She is a seasoned content strategist, publicist, event curator, and writer with experience in helping non-profits, schools and social entrepreneurs capture the attention of new audiences. She’s helped organizations such as The Intrepid Museum, The Musician’s Foundation, The Inclusive Movement Center, Planet Civic, and The Montclair Public Library create innovative publications and/or content strategies. She consulted with the board of the Indian children’s rights organization Mobile Creches to develop reports that would speak to Western donors. She managed publicity for the 92nd Street Y, overseeing the launch of the organization’s website for press and placing features stories with national and New York media. She began her career in book publicity, working for DK Publishing, The Feminist Press, and Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing.
Jennifer collaborates on projects with Paper Boats Consulting and Rabinowitz Partners, LLC. She serves on the board of The Montclair Public Library Foundation and The Montclair Local. A published poet, Jennifer loves language and literature. Her first novel is currently with Prospect Literary Agency. She has a B.A. in psychology and English from Tufts University. She studied poetry at the 92nd Street Y and in the M.F.A. program at CUNY, City College.