Jessica Harris is a writer of fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction. Her poetry placed in the 78th Annual Writer's Digest Writing Competition and won Manhattanville College's Robert O'Clair poetry award in 2003. Her debut novel, Home Sick, was published in 2013. Jessica has traveled to 15 countries in 5 continents and enjoys sharing her experiences on her blog. She is currently working on her second novel and a screenplay based on her novel Home Sick. Jessica holds a B.A. in Biology from Manhattanville College and a Master’s in Education from Pace University. She currently lives in Brooklyn.