November 5-7, 2020
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Jessica Strawser

Jessica Strawser is the editor-at-large at Writer’s Digest, where she served as editorial director for nearly a decade and became known for her in-depth cover interviews with such luminaries as David Sedaris and Alice Walker. She’s the author of the book club favorites Almost Missed You—a Barnes & Noble Best New Fiction pick—and Not That I Could TellBook of the Month selection now new in paperback. Her third novel, Forget You Know Mewhich garnered a starred review from Publishers Weekly and was named a PopSugar best of the season in February 2019 (all from St. Martin’s Press). Her next novel, A Million Reasons Why, is forthcoming in early 2021.

Strawser spent a year as a literary ambassador and community writing mentor when she was named 2019 Writer-in-Residence at the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, and has written for The New York Times Modern LovePublishers Weekly and other fine venues.

She tweets @jessicastrawser, enjoys connecting on Facebook, and Instagram @jessicastrawserauthor, and keynotes frequently at book clubs, libraries, writing conferences and events that are kind enough to invite her.