High-resolution author photo Photo credit: Kristen Hoebermann

High-resolution author photo
Photo credit: Kristen Hoebermann

High-resolution book photo

High-resolution book photo

Represented by Laurie Abkemeier, DeFiore & Co.

U.S.: HarperCollins
U.K.: Short Books
Arabic: Jarir
Chinese (complex): Commonwealth
Chinese (simple): Beijing Zhengqing Culture
Italian: Vallardi
Korean: Business Books
Polish: GW Foksal
Portuguese (Brazil): Ediouro
Russian: Samokat
Spanish: Harper Español
Turkish: Nefes Publishing
Ukranian: Knigolove


Bio: Jessica Lahey is a teacher, writer, and mom. She writes about education, parenting, and child welfare for The Atlantic, Vermont Public Radio, and the New York Times and is the author of the New York Times bestselling book, The Gift of Failure: How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed. She is a member of the Amazon Studios Thought Leader Board and wrote the educational curriculum for Amazon Kids’ The Stinky and Dirty Show. Jessica earned a B.A. in Comparative Literature from the University of Massachusetts and a J.D. with a concentration in juvenile and education law from the University of North Carolina School of Law. She lives in New Hampshire with her husband and two sons and teaches high school English and writing in Vermont.