Jessica Ciencin Henriquez is a Colombian-American writer and editor. Her personal essays and narrative journalism have appeared in the New York Times’ Modern Love column, Self Magazine, Cosmopolitan, Teen Vogue, Marie Claire, among many others. Her essays have also be featured in multiple anthologies, most recently: Oprah's Little Guide to The Big Questions (Flatiron, 2018).
Jessica holds an MFA from Columbia University as well as a bachelors degree in elementary education and child studies from East Carolina University.
She currently lives, writes, and teaches in New York City.
Jessica currently lives in New York City where she teaches courses in non-fiction writing and is working on a memoir.
"She was not fragile like a flower;
she was fragile like a bomb."