Jenn Northington

Jenn Northington, Manager, Editorial Operations, has worked in the publishing industry wearing various hats since 2004, including bookseller and events director, and is currently Manager of Editorial Operations at Riot New Media Group. You can hear her on the Get Booked and SFF Yeah! podcasts. When she’s not working, she’s most likely gardening, running, or (obviously) reading. Find her on Instagram at iamjennIRL or on Twitter at jennIRL.

A Beginner’s Guide To SFF Novelettes

Inspired by the Locus Recommended Reading List and the Nebula Award finalists, enjoy this beginner’s guide to SFF novelettes, including “Omphalos” by Ted Chiang from Exhalation.

Is It Possible To Be Too Bookish?

Jenn muses on whether it's possible to be too bookish, who she is aside from a reader, and the ways that her hobbies inform her reading life.

How I Learned To Be Less Productive and Feel OK About It

It all started with Tiffany Dufu’s DROP THE BALL: the books that helped one reader become less productive — and feel okay about it.

The Revelations Of Rereading

Jenn finds reassurance, comfort, and inspiration in the revelations of rereading beloved series, including N.K. Jemisin's Dreamblood Duology.

Support And Hope In The Philadelphia Book Scene

The Healing Verse Philly Poetry Line is just the latest way that the Philadelphia book scene is sharing hope and supporting citizens.

The Most Recommended Books From GET BOOKED In 2020

We’re delighted to reveal the Get Booked podcast’s most recommended books from 2020, including Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer.

Welcome to Winter Reading Day

Whether you greet the seasonal change with delight or dismay, we hope you'll join us for some of our favorite winter reading picks!

Welcome to Literary Friendship Day!

It's Literary Friendship Day here at Book Riot, and we are celebrating all things friendly and bookish, for all ages and across genres!

Welcome to Women’s Suffrage Day!

Join us in celebrating the anniversary of women's suffrage in the US!

The Appeal of Desert Fantasy Stories and EACH OF US A DESERT

A Rioter muses on the appeal of desert fantasy stories and talks to Mark Oshiro about their upcoming book, EACH OF US A DESERT.