Jessie Mae Hodsdon graduated from Nyack College with highest distinction and a business degree in organizational management. She ​currently works as a paralegal in her hometown of Bangor, Maine.

In her youth, ​​Jessie Mae  wrote The Xsardis Chronicles and The Orion Records, self-published young adult fiction which developed a cult following. She went on to lecture on business and writing at venues and universities across the East Coast. She has been featured on national television as part of Animal Planet's Monsters Inside Me.

​​​​Now twenty-six, a love of commas, rainy days, storytelling, and family runs deeply through her veins. From song-writing to working on her next novel, Jessie Mae enjoys a creative and diverse life in her hometown. You'll probably find her at a local coffee shop, humming a Christmas carol in mid-June.