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 Jack, I like crows, too. I see them all the time at the park when I walk my dog Ivy. There’s a whole murder of them who yell at […]
Dear Olivia, I like how you’ve meticulously labelled absolutely everything in your drawing, like a scientist or a museum curator. Also, you’ve really paid attention to details: the straws in […]
Dear Scarlett, I know you drew this for me a few months ago, but I now find that your work beautifully captures what it’s been like living at home and […]