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

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 greatest fear?

A. Those biscuit cans that have you press a spoon along the dotted line or pull a strip of paper until it opens in your face with a POP!!! The suspense of opening those things stops my heart every time. Inheriting Alzheimer's and passing it down to my daughters is a very real fear that I try to avoid thinking about as well, but man, those biscuit cans are crazy.

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. Woodcarver

Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. When my husband accidentally throws away post-its that have writing ideas and manuscript notes on them.

Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?

A. I've got a cheek freckle that grows a little bigger every year and I roll my shoulders back a lot because I have slouching paranoia.

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