SMS Alum: Jen Epstein published with Green Place books, “Don’t Get Too Excited”
JEN EPSTEIN, Media Studies ’10, recently published with Green Place books, “Don’t Get Too Excited.” Epstein uses her self-deprecating humor to expose her inner demons with stories that are sometimes heartbreaking and always deeply personal, tapping into the minutiae of her life with distinctive style and themes of universal appeal. Being raised by two mental health professionals and suffering as a child from anxiety and irrational fears; those fears evolved over time into Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. She received her BA in communication arts at Ramapo College of New Jersey, and an MA in Media Studies at The New School. In 2013, she completed a documentary arts fellowship at UnionDocs in Brooklyn. She currently works as a project manager for the nonfiction media company Discovery in Brooklyn, New York.