Sarah Kernochan

Academy Award-winning documentarian, screenwriter

Sarah Kernochan has won two Academy Awards for her documentaries Marjoe and Thoth. As a screenwriter, she has written many films, among them Nine and ½ Weeks, Impromptu, and What Lies Beneath; she both wrote and directed the film All I Wanna Do as well. Her first novel, Dry Hustle, was published in 1977 and reissued as an ebook in 2010. Her second novel, Jane Was Here, was published in June 2011. She lives in New York with her husband, James Lapine, and their daughter, Phoebe. To find out more about Sarah and to read her blog, visit her on Red Room.

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