Jessica Scott Kerrin, author
Considered an authority on children’s fiction, I’ve written best sellers about tree forts, challenging quests, exploding rockets, monster lobsters and creepy graveyards.
I support new writers by visiting schools and libraries, speaking at literary festivals, and delivering tailored workshops for both adults and children who want to learn more about the craft. I also offer mentorships and regularly serve on juries for national writing competitions.
In addition to fiction, I freelance for travel magazines about my family’s sailing (mis)adventures aboard our boat, Cape Fear.
Dear Emma, I love your dramatic starry sky – so aggressive! I can feel the weight of all that massive, empty space. It is very considerate of you to think […]
Dear Chris, Do you mind if I call you Chris? Your American robin is wonderful. They do like trees, but I’ve seen even more on the ground in search of […]
Dear Naomi, Your letter really makes me think. I love it. You must have been in one of the junior kindergarten classes I visited this past year. Those classes were […]