Jessica Strawser is editor-at-large at Writer’s Digest, where she was editorial director for nearly a decade. She is the author of five book club favorites: Almost Missed You; Not That I Could Tell (a Book of the Month selection); Forget You Know Me; A Million Reasons Why; and her latest, The Next Thing You Know, a People Magazine Pick in April 2022 (all from St. Martin’s Press). Her sixth novel, The Last Caretaker, is forthcoming in November 2023 from Lake Union. A Career Authors contributing editor and popular speaker at writing conferences nationwide, she has written for The New York Times Modern Love, Publishers Weekly and other fine venues. She lives with her husband and two children in Cincinnati, Ohio, where she served as 2019 Writer-in-Residence for the Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County.