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Jennieke Cohen

Jennieke Cohen is a Jewish-Filipina American author of young adult historical fiction. Her books have been translated into multiple languages. Jennieke’s debut novel, DANGEROUS ALLIANCE, was a Junior Library Guild selection, and her latest novel, MY FINE FELLOW, was named a 2023 Sydney Taylor Award Honor Book. Jennieke studied English history at Cambridge University and has a master’s degree in professional writing from the University of Southern California. She has worked as a nonfiction ghostwriter, a literary agent’s assistant, a writing consultant to Silicon Valley tech companies, and as a teaching artist. When not researching little-known corners of history, you’ll find her cooking up a storm, singing show tunes, or enjoying her native Northern California. Read more on Jennieke’s website or say hi on Twitter or Instagram @Jennieke_Cohen.

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