Jackie Lea Sommers lives and loves and writes in Minnesota. She is the 2013 winner of the Katherine Paterson Prize for Young Adult and Children’s Writing. Her first novel Truest was published by HarperCollins in September 2015. Her next book has an expected publication of fall 2018. Follow Salt Novel for updates!
Jackie grew up on a hobby farm but has made the Twin Cities her home for nearly 20 years after moving there to study creative writing at the University of Northwestern. She loves curiosity and cranky teens.