Jenny Lumet is the author of Rachel Getting Married, for which she received the 2008 New York Film Critics Circle Award, 2008 Toronto Film Critics Association Award, and 2008 Washington D.C Film Critics Association Award. She also received a 2008 NAACP Image Award. She is also the author of the screen adaptation of The Center Cannot Hold, The Language of Flowers, and doctored Remember Me, Bobbie Sue, Honeymoon with Harry, and The Mummy.
She is currently at work on the Untitled Monsters Franchise for Universal Studios. She authored the pilots The Weissmans of Westport, Crazytown, and The Beresfords and consulted for Fox Television’s Sleepy Hollow. Lumet is presently at work on a series Pilot for Amazon Television, her third series Pilot for CBS television, and a series Pilot for the U.K.’s Blueprint Pictures. She has authored several other original screenplays including Kingdom of Louie and Sambo.
She serves on the Council of the Writers Guild of America East and the Board of the Writers Guild Initiative. She generated and chairs the WGAE’s first Diversity Caucus. She is an Executive Director of Bindercon, a conference for Women and Non-gender conforming writers, and holds screenwriting seminars for Women of Color, and Women over 40. Lumet lives in Manhattan with her two children.