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Speaker Profile - Britta Jensen


Region: Texas: Austin
Age Levels: 11-13 and 14-17
Will Travel: Anywhere in the world
Skype Visit: Yes
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Britta Jensen grew up in Yokosuka, Japan and recently relocated from Amberg, Germany. Her debut YA novel, Eloia Born, was long-listed for the 2016 Exeter Novel Prize and will publish January 26, 2019. Her short story "Three Fingers" was recently published in Stories For Homes volume 2. Previously she taught English literature and composition to grades 7-12 for the past thirteen years. She enjoys working with new and established writers on their manuscripts.