Jessica Pearce Rotondi


Jessica Pearce Rotondi is a writer and editor living in Brooklyn. Her work has been published by The History Channel, Atlas Obscura, The Huffington Post, Refinery29, and Greatist. Previously, she was Senior Lifestyle Editor at The Huffington Post 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. "What We Inherit" is her first book.

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Books by Jessica Pearce Rotondi