Jessica O’Dwyer

Jessica O’Dwyer is the author of the book, Mamalita: An Adoption Memoir, published by Avalon Travel/Seal Press in 2010. She is the adoptive mother to two children born in Guatemala. Her essays have been published in the New York Times; San Francisco Chronicle Magazine; Brain, Child; Adoptive Families; and the West Marin Review. Jessica has worked in public relations and marketing at SFMOMA, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego. She attended the Community of Writers in 2006 and 2007, and has since returned as staff.