Showing posts from November 9, 2014

Q&A w/Jackie Nastri Bardenwerper #populatti

Jackie Nastri Bardenwerper is an author of young adult realistic fiction. Her first novel, On the Line, is an honorable mention recipient in the Writer’s Digest Self-Published eBook Awards. She releases her second YA novel, Populatti, in time for National Anti-Bullying Month this October.
She graduated with honors from Cornell University, where her thesis addressed the emerging field of social media. She now lives in Stamford, Connecticut with her husband, Tad, and daughter, Cecilia. Bardenwerper worked in public relations and marketing for seven years before deciding to devote her time to writing and raising her daughter. She is also an avid runner and, as may be evident in her
writing, loves the beach and ocean.

New YA realistic fiction looks at perils of social media in high school
“I really wanted to take a look at the more subtle types of bullying that often occur in high school settings,” Bardenwerper said. “While we hear about the most serious incidents, a lot of bullying often g…