Jenny Yacovissi grew up just a bit farther up the hill from Washington, D.C. Her debut novel, Up the Hill to Home, is a fictionalized account of her mother’s family. Today Jenny owns a small project management and engineering consulting firm. In addition to writing and reading historical and contemporary literary fiction, Jenny enjoys gardening and being on the water. She lives with her husband Jim in Crownsville, Maryland. To learn more about the families in Up the Hill to Home and see photos and artifacts from their lives, visit http://www.jbyacovissi.com.