Jennifer Mathieu Blessington (BSJ98)

Jennifer Mathieu Blessington writing under the name Jennifer Mathieu, recently visited the set of the MOXIE movie, directed for Netflix by Amy Poehler. The movie is based on Mathieu’s 2017 young adult novel of the same name, published by Roaring Brook Press. Moxie is the fourth of Mathieu’s five young adult novels. Her most recent book, The Liars of Mariposa Island, published in September 2019. Mathieu lives in Houston with her husband and son and continues to work as a high school English teacher in addition to writing novels. The film’s release date is not yet known. Photo: Blessington with Amy Poehler.