Jennifer Marie Brissett
A Jamaican-British American (born in London, England), Jennifer Marie Brissett came to the US when she was four and grew up in Cambridge, MA. She was a software engineer and web developer for many years before she moved to Brooklyn, NY to build the indie bookstore, Indigo Café & Books which she ran for three and a half years.
Jenn has a Master's in Creative Writing from the Stonecoast MFA Program at the University of Southern Maine, concentrating in Speculative Fiction and a Bachelor's in Interdisciplinary Engineering (Electrical Engineering with a concentration in Visual Art) from Boston University. She is a writer and sometimes artist who has had a few shows in cafes in the Boston area.
Her stories can be found in Morpheus Tales, Warrior Wisewoman 2, The Future Fire, Thaumatrope, and Halfway Down the Stairs where her work was nominated for the Dzanc Best of the Web Series and included in The Best of Halfway Down the Stairs, 2005-2010.
She lives in New York City with her husband where they both fully accept that their cat rules the house. Her website can be found at http://www.jennbrissett.com