Jessica Cluess

Jessica Cluess is a writer, a graduate of Northwestern University, and an unapologetic nerd. After college, she moved to Los Angeles, where she served coffee to the rich and famous while working on her first novel. When she’s not writing books, she’s an instructor at Writopia Lab, helping kids and teens tell their own stories. Her debut novel, A Shadow Bright and Burning will be out September 2016 and is available for pre-order now.

Find out more about her work at and tweet her @JessCluess.

Jessica will appear on the Young Adult Stage at the Tots, Tweens, & Teen Book Festival on May 14, 2016.