Jessie Santala is a Colorado native, a
firstborn, a wife, a mom, and a big fan of
coffee. She has her undergraduate degree in
History/Secondary Education from the
University of Northern Colorado and her
master’s degree in Creative Writing from the
University of Denver. Her parents instilled a
love of the written word in her at a young
age, and to this day she is passionate about
reading, libraries, and writing thank-you
notes. She works as a personal assistant and
she and her husband, Mike, volunteer as
youth leaders when they aren’t at home trying to keep up with
their two babies, Charlotte and Felix.

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