A Hard Sell

Notre Dame Spotlights: Jamie Reidy '92, Author, Screenwriter

Jamie Reidy

Jamie Reidy’s success as an author and screenwriter can be attributed - at least in part - to getting “pounded every day” as a freshman walk-on for the Notre Dame wrestling team.

“Considering that I was not a particularly talented wrestler, this was not the best decision for my health.  Teammates even invented moves to keep their interest up while I flailed away,” the 1992 English major jokes.

“But I didn’t quit. I was determined to earn a varsity monogram by the time I graduated.”

That same perseverance helped Reidy push through rejections from more than 25 literary agents and realize his dream of becoming a writer.

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 by Daily Domer Staff

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