Jalissa Corrie

Jalissa Corrie is a Marketing and Publicity Manager at Lee & Low Books, the largest multicultural children’s book publisher in the United States, and a planning committee member of People of Color in Publishing. Writing as J. Marcelle Corrie, Jalissa is also a contributor to A Phoenix First Must Burn (Penguin Random House, 2020), a young adult science fiction and fantasy anthology featuring stories of Black Girl Magic, resistance, and hope. You can find her online at jmarcellecorrie.com and on Twitter and Instagram @jmarcellecorrie.

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