Jennifer (Jennie) Latson

Editor, Marketing and Communication

Jennifer Latson is a staff writer and editor for Rice Business who contributes regularly to Rice Business Wisdom. She is the author of “The Boy Who Loved Too Much,” a narrative nonfiction book about a rare genetic disorder called Williams syndrome, published by Simon & Schuster. The New York Times called it “a thorough overview of Williams syndrome and its thought-provoking paradox.”

Jennie is a former newspaper reporter, most recently at the Houston Chronicle, where she was part of a team of Pulitzer Prize finalists covering Hurricane Ike. Her work has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, the Boston Globe, Time, Psychology Today, and other publications. She has an MFA in creative nonfiction writing from the University of New Hampshire and a BA in English from Yale University. In 2013, she was a recipient of the Norman Mailer Fellowship for nonfiction.

She tweets at @JennieLatson.

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