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novelist, screenwriter, social media consultant
A graduate of Sarah Lawrence College and Oxford University, Erica Kennedy is a novelist, screenwriter and social media strategist. The former fashion publicist began her writing career as a special correspondent for the New York Daily News women's section then went on to write about fashion and entertainment for magazines such as Vibe, In Style, PAPER and Elle UK. In 2004, she published the hip-hop satire BLING which became a New York Times bestseller that was translated into seven languages and optioned for film by The Weinstein Company. Now a screenwriter and social media consultant for fashion and lifestyle brands, she appeared on PAPER's 140 Characters twitter list in May 2010 and was named by film critic Roger Ebert as one of his top 5 "favorite twits." You can follow her @ericajk.