Jess Lourey

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Jess Lourey

Jess Lourey (rhymes with “dowry”) is a Lefty- and Anthony-nominated author best known for her critically-acclaimed Murder-by-Month mysteries, which have earned multiple starred reviews from Library Journal and Booklist, the latter calling her writing “a splendid mix of humor and suspense.” Jess also writes sword and sorcery fantasy, edge-of-your-seat YA adventure, magical realism, and feminist thrillers. She is a tenured professor of creative writing and sociology, a recipient of The Loft’s Excellence in Teaching fellowship, a regular Psychology Today blogger, and a TEDx presenter. When not teaching, reading, or dorking out with her family, you can find her dreaming of her next story. Rewrite Your Life: Discover Your Truth Through the Healing Power of Fiction, the only book to walk readers through the healing process of transforming personal experience into bestselling fiction, released May 2017.​