Dawson’s shorter fiction can be found in places such as F&SF, Lightspeed, The Year’s Best Science Fiction and Fantasy, DSF, and more. She’s worked in theatre education most of her life. In 2021, she collaborated with Institute of Holocaust Education and Circle Theatre to write “When We Go Away,” a TYA play about survivors in the Midwest. Her debut novel, THE FIRST BRIGHT THING, was released in June of 2013 from Tor. Her second novel will arrive in 2025.
Copyright 2014 by J.R. Dawson (Jennifer R. Dawson). Illustration Copyright 2016 Dani Knight