Jenny L. Howe

Jenny L. Howe is a professor of writing and literature at the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, where she teaches courses that focus on the representation of bodies and identities in children’s media. Her academic writing has been published in Young Adult Literature in the Composition Classroom: Essays on Practical Applications (MacFarland Press, 2018). She is the author of three romantic comedies for adults, published by St. Martin’s Press: The Make-Up Test (September 2022), On the Plus Side (December 2023), and How to Get a Life in Ten Dates (December 2024). Her debut young adult novel, Love at Full Tilt, will be published by Delacorte in 2025. She lives in Massachusetts with her husband and the “excellent ears club” — i.e. their two rescue dogs, Tucker and Dale.


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