J.Elle is an author and advocate for marginalized voices in both publishing and her community. Born in Houston, Texas, Jess is a first-generation college student with a Bachelor of Journalism and Master of Arts in Educational Administration and Human Development. Her passion for empowering youth dates back before writing to her first career in education. She’s worked as a Preschool Director, Middle School Teacher, and High School Creative Writing Mentor. In her spare time you’ll find her volunteering at an alternative school, providing feedback for aspiring writers, loving on her three littles, or cooking up some dish true to her Texas and Louisiana roots. Wings of Ebony is her first novel.

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J.ELLE IN CONVERSATION W/ SABAA TAHIR

Sky Beyond The Storm Launch Tour

DEC 1, 2020 9:00 P.M. EST

INTERVIEW @ iWRITERLY YOUTUBE

Journey To Traditional Publishing

JAN 13, 2021 7:00 P.M. EST

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INTERVIEW @ CROSSROADS REVIEWS

JAN 16, 2021 8:00 P.M. EST

MACKINS LIFTING WEBINAR SERIES

SSBFYR & Salaam Reads

FEB 17, 2021 

DROPPING IN

Radio Show

FEB 26, 2021 

JULY 27: Publishing As A Black Writer // Alexa Donne YouTube

AUG 1: Middle Ground Bookfest 

AUG 19: NRPL Writing Workshop // New Rochelle, NY

OCT 2: School Visit Vista Alternative HS // Yuma, AZ

OCT 14: Let's Talk Debut Year w/ Nic Stone // IG Live @AuthorJ.Elle 

FEB 9: Writing As Entrepreneurship // Dr. Will Show Podcast

FEB 24: CCA Writers Conference // San Diego, CA

 

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