Jennie Yabroff
IF YOU WERE HERE (Merit Press, 2017)

Jennie Yabroff is a writer and journalist currently living in Rome, Italy, with her family. Her permanent address is in New York City, where she writes essays, criticism, and novels. Jennie was born in Berkeley, California, and received her MFA in Writing from Columbia University. For several years she was a staff writer for Newsweek magazine, and has written for many other publications as well. “If You Were Here” is her first novel.