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Judy Blume to Publish Her First Novel for Adults in More than Fifteen Years

Women and Hollywood By Inkoo Kang | Women and Hollywood June 30, 2014 at 2:14PM

The as-yet-untitled novel will be "quintessentially Judy."
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Judy Blume
Judy Blume

Mark your calendars: Judy Blume will publish her first novel for adults since 1998's Summer Sisters next year. 

Blume is the author of such school-library staples as Are You There God? It's Me, MargaretFreckle JuiceSuperfudge; and Tiger Eyes

Her editor at Knopf was stingy with the details, saying only, "It’s pure Judy Blume, writing about family and about friendships, about love, about betrayal. It’s quintessential Judy.” Blume played it equally close-to-the-vest, commenting, “I’m both thrilled and terrified, my usual feelings at this point. I’ll be hiding out this summer revising, my favorite part of the process.”

Previously: Judy Blume and Lena Dunham on What It's Like to be Pioneers in Sexual Frankness

[via NY Times]

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