Jessica Scott is the USA Today bestselling author of novels set in the heart of America’s Army. She is an active duty army officer, a veteran of the Iraq war, is the mother of two daughters, three cats and three dogs, and wife to a retired NCO. She and her family are currently wherever the army has sent her.
She has written for the New York Times “At War” blog, War on the Rocks, PBS.org Point of View blog Regarding War: Women and War, and has been featured in Esquire Magazine as an American of the Year in 2012.
She has published 11 novels and novellas about soldiers returning from war and has compiled two nonfiction projects about her time in Iraq and the return home.
She holds a master’s Degree in Sociology from Duke University, a master’s degree in Telecom Management from the University of Maryland University College, and a BA in Cultural Studies from the State University of New York. She is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Sociology at Duke University.