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2024 Bombeck Workshop Keynoter Zibby Owens

Zibby Owens

Zibby Owens is the author of Blank: A Novel; Bookends: A Memoir of Love, Loss, and Literature; and the children’s book Princess Charming. She’s also edited two anthologies, Moms Don’t Have Time to Have Kids: A Timeless Anthology and Moms Don’t Have Time To: A Quarantine Anthology.

Creator and host of the daily podcast Moms Don’t Have Time to Read Books, Owens is the founder and CEO of Zibby Media, which includes publishing house Zibby Books, online magazine Zibby Mag, Zibby’s Book Club, retreats, classes and events. She also owns Zibby’s Bookshop in Santa Monica, California.

A profile on Vulture, New York magazine’s entertainment and culture outlet, dubbed her “NYC’s Most Powerful Book-fluencer.

A graduate of Yale University and Harvard Business School, Owens lives in New York with her husband, Kyle Owens, and her four children.