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Jolene Perry

Where: Wasilla
Genre(s): fiction and children's literature
Job(s): Author

Email: jolenebperry (at)

Favorite Places in Alaska: Hatcher's Pass

Bio: Jolene has written young adult titles for Entangled/Macmillan, Albert Whitman Teen, and Simon Pulse. She is represented by Jane Dystel of Dystel and Goderich Literary Management.

Jolene is a member of SCBWI She is also a regular contributor at YA VERNACULAR and  THINKING THROUGH OUR FINGERS. She belongs to the LDStorymakers Author’s Guild, and is on both the BOD for the guild and the Storymakers Conference Committee. In Spring 2016, Jolene will be the Author in Residence at Alaska Pacific University in Anchorage, Alaska.


  • Out of Play (YA), Entangled/Macmillan, 2013
  • The Summer I Found You (YA), Albert Whitman, 2014
  • Stronger Than You Know (YA), Albert Whitman, 2014
  • Has to Be Love (YA), Albert Whitman, 2015
  • Love Blind (YA), Simon Pulse 2016
  • A Forever Thing (YA), Albert Whitman, 2016

Please contact me for classes, lectures, readings, editorial services, manuscript consultations, and workshops.
I work with any audience.

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Listing last updated: April, 2016

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