Began writing at 31, including essays and articles for the New York Times Book Review, New York Magazine, Redbook, Vogue and other publications
Wrote the best-selling "How to Eat Like a Child" and "Teenage Romance," a collection of essays; "How to Eat Like a Child" was adapted into a TV movie (1980)
Wrote two children's books "The Girl Who Changed the World and My Life" and "Nobody Elses"
First screenplay and collaboration with sister Nora on "This is My Life," which was Nora's directorial debut
Served as associate producer for "Sleepless in Seattle," written and directed by Nora Ephron
Collaborated with Nora on "Mixed Nuts" (1994) with Steve Martin and "Michael" (1996) with John Travolta
Published first novel "Hanging Up" loosely based on her own family
Executive produced and co-wrote "You've Got Mail," with Nora, which starred Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan
Adapted her novel "Hanging up" into a feature film; co-wrote screenplay with Nora and served as executive producer
Published second novel, "Big City Eyes"
Penned the screenplay for "The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants," the film adaptation of Ann Brashares' novel, based on the friendship between four adolescent girls
Co-wrote with Nora, the screenplay for "Bewitched," based on the 1960's TV sitcom; Nora Ephron also directed