Jessica covers cuisine, culture, the arts, and experiential travel. Her work has appeared online, in print, and in guidebooks. Recent writing has been published in AFAR magazine, the New York Times, Wall Street Journal Magazine, the Financial Times, Conde Nast Traveler, BBC Travel, New York magazine, Departures, Worth magazine, Vice, Tasting Table, Bon Appetit, Food & Wine, the San Francisco Chronicle, the Toronto Star, Postcards magazine, and World Hum.
In 2013, one of Jessica’s stories was chosen as a notable selection in the Best American Travel Writing anthology. She is currently finishing an MFA at Columbia University in Nonfiction Writing and is at work on a memoir.
Beyond New York City and Dublin, she has lived in Miami, Savannah, Berlin, Oxford, and the Campania region of Italy — but loves having a cappuccino somewhere new.
About Travel Bites Deep: The name comes from a John Steinbeck quote: “Positano bites deep. It is a dream place that isn’t quite real when you are there and becomes beckoningly real after you have gone.”