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Jessica Grace Kelley started writing novels after spending a year reviewing books on her book blog, Her novels have won several contests and awards, including  the YA Molly Award, the Emma Merritt Award, and the YA Contest. She is represented by Christa Heschke with McIntosh and Otis.

When Jessica's not buried in books she spends her time working as a fiction teacher at The Muse Writer’s Center and presents a YA workshop with HRW’s Traveling Pen series.  She especially enjoys working with teens and is the lead fiction teacher for the Muse Teen fellowship Program. 

Jessica lives by the beach with her G.I. Joe husband, two rambunctious little boys, and three over-sized lap dogs.