Jessica Lourey M.A.
Jess Lourey (rhymes with "dowry"), MA, MS, is best known for her critically-acclaimed Murder-by-Month mysteries, which have earned multiple starred reviews from Library Journal and Booklist, the latter calling her writing "a splendid mix of humor and suspense." Jess also writes sword and sorcery fantasy, edge-of-your-seat YA adventure, and magical realism, literary fiction, and feminist thrillers.
She is a tenured professor of creative writing and sociology, a recipient of The Loft's Excellence in Teaching fellowship, a regular Psychology Today blogger, and a TEDx presenter. When not teaching, reading, or hanging out with her family, you can find her dreaming of her next story.
Her book Rewrite Your Life: Discover Your Truth Through the Healing Power of Fiction, which walks readers through the process of transforming personal experience into page-turning fiction, released May 2017.