Jo Knowles is the author of the young adult novels Lessons From A Dead Girl, Jumping Off Swings, Living With Jackie Chan, and Read Between The Lines. Her middle grade novels include See You At Harry’s, Still a Work in Progress, Where The Heart Is and Meant to Be, which was a finalist for the Vermont Book Award. Her first picture book is Ear Worm! Jo is currently working on a series of nonfiction essays for adults. Jo’s awards include a New York Times Editor’s Choice and Notable, American Library Association Notable, the PEN New England Children’s Book Discovery Award, and Bank Street College’s Best Books for Children. Jo teaches writing at the Mountainview MFA program through Southern New Hampshire University. She is also an occasional guest instructor at the Center for Cartoon Studies in White River Junction, Vermont.