About the Author

Jo Treggiari was born in London, England, and raised in Canada. She spent many years in San Francisco and New York, where she trained as a boxer, wrote for a punk magazine, and owned her own gangster rap/indie rock record label. Her novel Ashes, Ashes, a YA post-apocalyptic adventure published by Scholastic Press, was a White Pine award nominee, a Snow Willow nominee, a Bank Street Best Children’s Books of the Year 2012, and an American Booksellers Association Best Books of 2011. Her novella Love You Like Suicide, appeared in the Fierce Ink Press anthology Becoming Fierce: Teen Stories IRL. She lives with her family in Nova Scotia.

Photo by Madeleine Kendall

Jo’s new book Blood Will Out (Penguin Teen) will be published June 2018.  She is the co-owner of Lexicon Books, a spirited, curated, indie bookstore located in beautiful Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. Consider this an invitation to stop by and say ‘hello’.

She is repped by the fierce Ali McDonald. Email her: alison@therightsfactory.com

Contact Jo: writer(at)jotreggiari (dot) com or snail her at:
Box 1446, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, B0J 2C0, Canada. She loves getting letters!

Photo by Kate Inglis