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Jess Montgomery

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JESS MONTGOMERY is the author of the Sheriff Lily Ross Historical Mystery series. Under her given name, she wears several other literary hats: she is a newspaper columnist, focusing on the literary life, authors and events of her native Dayton, Ohio for the Dayton Daily News; Executive Director of the Antioch Writers’ Workshop at University of Dayton; and is an adjunct mentor in the Seton Hill University Low-Residency Writing Popular Fiction M.F.A. program. Her first novel in the Sheriff Lily Ross Historical Mystery series garnered awards even before publication: Montgomery County (Ohio) Arts & Cultural District (MCAD) Artist Opportunity Grant (2018); Individual Excellence Award (2016) in Literary Arts from Ohio Arts Council; John E. Nance Writer in Residence at Thurber House (Columbus, Ohio) in 2014.  Visit Jess online at http://www.jessmontgomeryauthor.com, on Facebook at JessMontgomeryAuthor [http://www.facebook.com/JessMontgomeryAuthor], on Instagram at JessMontgomeryAuthor [http://www.instagram.com/jessmontgomeryauthor], and on Twitter @JessM_Author [https://twitter.com/JessM_Author]

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