About Jill


From reporting at Cook County Juvenile Court or a county zoning meeting as a young reporter calling in stories on payphones to making cases for books that matter in editorial board meetings in the world of publishing (and filing stories electronically!), I have been fortunate to be in the trenches of the written word nearly twenty years.

Whether it’s writing my own stories and essays on business, politics, health, social justice in the Washington Post, the Guardian, Quartz, Vice, and CNN, or digging deep into the work of shaping a book manuscript and packaging a sellable book proposal, I’m dedicated to unearthing the truth: in reportage and in memoir.

I’m fortunate to continue to work with a variety of writers to help them craft their books, essays, and book proposals that will help them speak their truths and welcome inquiries about book and other writing projects and coaching them to completion.

When I’m not working on words, you’ll find me running the trails around Colorado Springs, where I live and work.

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