Jess Rothenberg is the author of the novel, The Catastrophic History of You & Me (Dial Books, 2012), a YA debut published in more than a dozen countries, and THE KINGDOM, coming from Henry Holt/Macmillan Children's Books in Spring 2019.

A former senior editor of books for young readers, including Richelle Mead's #1 International, New York Times, and USA Today Bestselling Vampire Academy series, Jess currently works as a writer and freelance editor. 

She lives in New York City with her husband and son.