Jennifer Weiner (b. 1970) is a bestselling novelist, television producer, and former journalist. She achieved recognition with her first book Good in Bed, a novel shaped by her own early experiences trying to balance love and work. She followed it up with In Her Shoes, which was later turned into a movie of the same name. To date she has written over a dozen books, many of which have become bestsellers. She has also been an outspoken critic of the pejorative label "chick lit."