Jennifer De Leon is an author, editor, speaker, and creative writing professor. She is the editor of Wise Latinas: Writers on Higher Education, the 2015–2016 Writer-in-Residence at the Boston Public Library, and a 2016–2017 City of Boston Artist-in-Residence. She is also the second recipient of the We Need Diverse Books grant. Jennifer is the author of Don’t Ask Me Where I’m From and Borderless. Also on the way are two children’s picture books—So Many Gifts, and a biography of Nobel Peace Prize winner, Rigoberta Menchú. She lives outside of Boston with her husband and two sons.