Landed recurring guest role on "Gossip Girl" (The CW)
Wrote 9/11 themed novel <i>The Good Life</i>, a sequel to 1992's <i>Brightness Falls</i>
With director Michael Cristofer, co-wrote HBO biopic "Gia," starring Angelina Jolie as the 1970s model
Co-wrote short film "Smoke Screens" with director Baxter Churchville
Made miniseries writing debut in HBO's "Hotel Room"
Published third novel <i>Story of My Life</i>; book's narrator Alison Poole appeared in Ellis' work <i>American Psycho</i> (1991) and <i>Glamorama</i> (1998)
Made screenwriting debut with feature adaptation of "Bright Lights, Big City," starring Michael J. Fox and Kiefer Sutherland
Named "literary brat pack" alongside Bret Easton Ellis and Tama Janowitz in <i>Village Voice</i>