Jessica Gross's writing has appeared in The Los Angeles Review of Books, The New York Times Magazine, and The Paris Review Dailyamong other places. She holds a Master's degree in cultural reporting and criticism from New York University and a Bachelor's in anthropology from Princeton University. She is currently earning her MFA in fiction at The New School, where she is working on a novel.

Jessica has received fellowships in fiction from TENT: Creative Writing (2017) and LABA: A Laboratory for Jewish Culture (2015-16), where she also served as editor of the LABA Journal. She is currently a writer-in-residence at the New York Public Library's Wertheim Study. She is on the faculty of the First-Year Writing program at Eugene Lang College at The New School and teaches interview technique at the Brooklyn Brainery. She also has a dog. Yes, that is relevant.