Jarrett J. Krosoczka has been passionate about storytelling through words and pictures since he was a kid. Jarrett is a two-time winner of the Children’s Choice Book Award and has been a finalist for the prestigious Will Eisner Comic Industry Award. He is the author and/or illustrator of more than 25 books for young readers, including the New York Times Bestselling Star Wars Jedi Academy: A New Class. Jarrett’s books have also been recommended by national publications such as Newsweek, The New York Times, and USA Today. He has delivered two TED Talks, which have collectively accrued more than 2 million views online. Krosoczka has been featured on NPR and can be heard weekly on The Book Report with JJK on SiriusXM’s Kids Place Live, a show focusing on books, authors, and reading. His Punk Farm, Lunch Lady, and Platypus Police Squad series are all currently in development for film. Jarrett lives in Western Massachusetts with family.
Photo by Derek Fowles.