Jackie Morse Kessler

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Jackie Morse Kessler grew up in Brooklyn, NY, with a cranky cat and overflowing shelves filled with dolls and books. Now she’s in Upstate NY with another cranky cat, a loving husband, two sons, and overflowing shelves filled with dragons and books (except when her sons steal her dragons). She has a bachelor’s degree in English and American Literature, and yet she’s never read any Jane Austen (with or without zombies). She also has a master’s degree in media ecology. (The living study of technology and culture. Which is cool, but she still can’t figure out how to use Tweetdeck.)

Jackie spends a lot of time writing, reading, and getting distracted by bright and shiny new ideas. (She just came up with a new idea right now.) She has a weakness f

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The Awesomeness of TeenReaderCon

On Saturday, November 8, 2014, I went to the first-ever TeenReaderCon right here in the Capital District. And it was awesome!

(Totally stole borrowed this pic from the TeenReaderCon Facebook page! You should visit the page to see the rest of the photos.)

That’s me, bottom left, along with Eric Devine, Patricia McCormick, Joseph Bruchac, Steve Sheinkin, and Jay Asher. They were so fantastic — tru...

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“Living means constantly growing closer to death. Satisfaction only temporarily relieves hunger. Find the balance, and plant your feet.”
Jackie Morse Kessler, Hunger

Jackie Morse Kessler, Hunger

“Thou art hunger, yo. Make with the starvation.”
Jackie Morse Kessler, Hunger


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