A lifelong lover of books, Jessica ( J.L. for short) first put pen to paper at the age of nine with short stories, journals, plays, and more.
During her doctoral coursework in Education, Jessica founded Queen J Reads and 100Lit, a book blog and podcast show respectively where she shares her favorite reads new and old, including her all-time favorite, Frankenstein by Mary Shelley.
She currently works as an English professor, English tutor, and literacy program developer. She hopes to continue to spread her love of reading, writing, and diverse characters to the next generation.