Where Fact & Fiction Meet

Jessica Strawser is editor-at-large for Writer’s Digest, where as editorial director for nearly a decade she became known for her in-depth interviews with such talents as David Sedaris and Alice Walker. She is the author of the novels Almost Missed You, named to Barnes & Noble’s Best New Fiction shortlist (March 2017), and Not That I Could Tell, a Book of the Month selection and B&N Best New Fiction pick for March 2018 (both from St. Martin’s Press). She has written for The New York Times Modern Love, Publishers Weekly and others, and is a popular speaker at book clubs and writing conferences. She lives with her husband and two children in Cincinnati.

“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