Jessica Handelman is a publishing veteran with a love for tastefully-commercial designs and captivative story-telling. She has held positions as Senior Creative Director, Creative Director and Art Director at HarperCollins Publishers, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Books and Media, and Simon and Schuster Children's division. In addition to designing numerous New York Times and USA Today bestselling titles, she has managed the designs for publication of approximately 350 new titles a year with overall annual revenue at $200 million gross sales and a staff of 18. Jessica is an effervescent mover and shaker who has recently turned her attention to launching a podcast SpeakingSoundly.com (coming soon!) and a media company ArtfulNarrativesMedia.com with David Krauss, Principal Trumpet of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra. Jessica lives in New York City with her family, which includes a white fluffy dog.