Jessica has conducted interviews with novelists, actors, psychoanalysts, chefs, musicians, academics, film directors, cartoonists, both of her grandmothers, and a former spy. She is a fellow in fiction at LABA: A Laboratory for Jewish Culture, and edits the LABA Journal. Jessica teaches creative nonfiction for the Sackett Street Writers Workshop and single-evening seminars on interviewing people for the Brooklyn Brainery. She also runs the website "Things We Like."
Jessica has a Master's degree in cultural reporting and criticism from New York University and a Bachelor's in anthropology from Princeton University. She also has a dog. Yes, that is relevant.