Jen Glantz

I’m Jen Glantz. I’ve been a published writer for over 13 years, spilling my words into magazines (ranging from style to scuba diving), newspapers, websites and even this one time, a speech, for someone who didn’t speak a word of English. What drives my words, my site, my writing, is the power of relating to people. I find that many people, especially young girls, feel so alone and quite often they feel embarrassed. I want to shatter those feelings! I want them to read what I write and understand that it’s okay to be a little outside of the box, but most importantly, that it is okay to just be who they are.

YOU ANNOY ME

FROM YOU ANNOY ME

I spoke yesterday, at a conference for creative teens in Portland, about how to handle rejection. When it was over, a 15-year-old came up…

mess portland

FROM THE MESS THAT I AM

Everybody says I will love Portland, except for my friend W., who doesn’t say I will hate it, but he doesn’t say I will…

you don't listen

FROM YOU DON’T LISTEN

I can’t afford therapy sessions. They’re like $200 for 30 minutes and I’d much rather use the money on very important things like pizza…