Jessie Paddock is an actor, writer, and sports enthusiast originally from Atlanta, currently based in NYC. She received her BFA in Drama from NYU Tisch, where she trained with the Atlantic Theater Company and the Experimental Theatre Wing. She earned her MFA in Creative Writing with a concentration in Writing for Children and Young Adults from The New School. She teaches with Community-Word Project and Teachers & Writers Collaborative and is a member LitWorld’s Young Professional Network. When not toiling away at her YA novel-in-progress, Jessie can be found playing soccer in various leagues throughout Brooklyn.
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