Where Fact & Fiction Meet

Jessica Strawser is editor-at-large & columnist for Writer’s Digest, where she previously served as editorial director. She is the author of the book club favorites Almost Missed You, Not That I Could Tell (a Book of the Month bestseller), Forget You Know Me, A Million Reasons Why, and The Next Thing You Know (a People Magazine Pick, new in paperback March 2023). Her sixth novel, The Last Caretakeris forthcoming in November 2023. She has written for The New York Times Modern Love, Publishers Weekly, and others, and is a popular speaker at writing conferences. She lives with her husband and two children in Cincinnati, where she was named 2019 Writer-in-Residence for the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

“A writer’s writer with talent to spare: You may not have heard of Jessica Strawser today, but by tomorrow, everyone’s going to be talking about her.” —Jacquelyn Mitchard, New York Times bestselling author of The Deep End of the Ocean