Jessica Lawson

Jessica Lawson holds a BA in Spanish and an MS in Outdoor Recreation and Natural Resource Management. She’s worked in the nonprofit sector (with charitable-giving foundations), as a preschool teacher, at a dude ranch, and on National Forest trail crews. She lives in Colorado with her husband and children. She is the author of Nooks & Crannies and The Actual & Truthful Adventures of Becky Thatcher.

Books by this Author

Waiting for Augusta
The Actual & Truthful Adventures of Becky Thatcher
Nooks & Crannies
The Tom Sawyer Collection

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. If the opportunity to take a relaxing shower presents itself, take it.

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. Woodcarver

Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?

A. I'd like to be a professional ballerina to see what it's like to dance and move gracefully. Or a trapeze artist, because it looks awesome.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. Any of the baddies from Grimm's fairy tales.

Q. With whom in history do you most identify?

A. Julia Child, because she embraced her passion (cooking) and worked extremely hard to make a career out of it, despite lots of rejection along the way :)

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