Jilly Gagnon is currently based in Los Angeles, but is originally from Minnesota, a fact she’ll likely inform you of within minutes of meeting you. Her humor writing, personal essays, and op-eds have appeared in Newsweek, Elle, Vanity Fair, Boston Magazine, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, The Toast, and The Hairpin, among others.

She writes both humor and young adult fiction. She’s represented by Uwe Stender & Amelia Appel of Triada Literary (for humor) and Taylor Haggerty of Root Literary (for young adult writing).

Find Jilly on twitter, facebook, or instagram. She’s an especially good conversation partner if you love amazing cocktails, terrible television, or talking to your cats.