Opening Belle will be coming to the big screen! Reese Witherspoon and Bruna Papandrea’s Pacific Standard banner is developing a film adaptation of the book for Warner Bros, with an eye to Witherspoon starring. Click here for details. Stay tuned!
To make my book feel more current than my own memories of working on Wall Street, I interviewed several women who currently work on trading floors. They shared many stories, both funny and frustrating and so I wrote the following OpEd which trended … READ MORE
After twelve years on Wall Street, Maureen Sherry—formerly, the youngest Managing Director at Bear Stearns and a Cornell graduate—switched gears to earn her Masters of Fine Arts at Columbia University, to write, and to tutor at inner city schools. READ MORE
“Opening Belle does a powerful job illustrating just how fruitless it can seem to try to change a longstanding sexist environment. (The Atlantic) . . . . “The Wolf of Wall Street meets his Little Red Riding Hood in Maureen Sherry’s debut novel, Opening Belle. What’s Red got in her basket? Knives sharpened during the years that Sherry worked at Bear Stearns. And what big teeth she has!” (The Washington Post) READ MORE NEWS