Jessica Pearce Rotondi


Jessica Pearce Rotondi is a writer and editor living in Brooklyn. Her work has appeared in Atlas Obscura, Digiday, Greatist, The History Channel, The Huffington Post, and Refinery29. Previously, she was Senior Lifestyle Editor at The Huffington Post, Director of Content at SoulCycle, and a staff member at the PEN American Center, the world’s oldest literary human rights organization. Her first job in New York City was as a book publicist at St. Martin’s Press, where she had a “room of her own” in the Flatiron Building to fill with books.

Jessica is a graduate of Brown University, where she received a research grant to conduct an oral history project on World War II. This is her first book.

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Books by Jessica Pearce Rotondi