Monday, October 11, 2010
Corrine Jackson: IF I LIE and TOUCHED
Corrine Jackson (pronounced Cor-een) is a young adult author repped by Laura Bradford of Bradford Literary Agency and her young adult novel, If I Lie, will be published by Simon Pulse in Fall 2012. Touched, the first book of her young adult paranormal romance trilogy, recently sold to Kensington in a 3-book deal.
An education addict, Corrine has attended eleven different colleges, has earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in English, and currently attends Spalding University’s MFA program. A recipient of a West Chester Poetry Conference scholarship, she is also the former Editor-in-Chief of two literary magazines, including Statement (CSU, Los Angeles) and Dash (CSU, Fullerton). A member of SCBWI (Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators) and AWP, she has mad skills in the kitchen, especially when it comes to pies and cupcakes.
DEBUT: IF I LIE (Simon Pulse, Fall 2012)
Seventeen-year-old Sophie Quinn becomes an outcast in her small military town when she chooses to keep a secret for her Marine boyfriend who has gone MIA in Afghanistan.
DEBUT: TOUCHED (Kensington/KTeen, TBD 2012)
Remy O’Malley has the power to heal people with her touch, but her ability comes at a steep cost because every illness or injury she heals becomes her own. This is Book One in the Touched trilogy.
5 DESSERTS FOR THE APOCALYPSE: Pot de Crème, Crème Brulee, Fleur de Sel Cupcakes, Rocky Road Ice Cream, and Sweet Tart Chewy Tarts.