Jessica Vitalis is a Columbia MBA-wielding writer specializing in middle grade literature. As a six-time Pitch Wars mentor and volunteer with We Need Diverse Books, she is an active member of the literary community. An American expat, she now lives in Canada with her husband and two precocious daughters. She loves traveling, sailing, and scuba diving, but when she’s at home she can usually be found changing the batteries in her heated socks. Her debut novel, THE WOLF’S CURSE, will be published fall 2021 by Greenwillow/HarperCollins with a second book to follow. Represented by Sara Crowe at Pippin Properties.