Jess Lourey (rhymes with "dowry") is an Agatha, Anthony and Lefty-nominated author best known for her Mira James mysteries, which have earned multiple starred reviews from Library Journal and Booklist, the latter calling them "a splendid mix of humor and suspense." Jess also writes sword and sorcery fantasy, YA adventure, magical realism and feminist thrillers. She is a tenured professor of creative writing and sociology and a recipient of The Loft's Excellence in Teaching fellowship. When not teaching, reading or dorking out with her family, she is dreaming of her next story.
Non-Fiction, Poetry, Writers SupportMy Life as a Foreign Country
Fiction, South Dakota Authors, Writers SupportOf Fathers and Fire
Fiction, HistoryThe Pinks: The First Women Detectives, Operatives, and Spies with the Pinkerton National Detective Agency