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Meet the Author

Marisa N. Kossoy, a highly regarded educator in New Jersey for over 15 years, has distinguished herself as a master teacher and school administrator. Kossoy holds a B.A. in Humanities, an M.A. in Teaching, and an M.A. in Educational Leadership from Fairleigh Dickinson University. She enjoys inspiring today's youth to dream big and achieve. Kossoy currently resides in New Jersey.

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Question and Answer with Marisa

  • Where did you grow up?
    Forest Hills, New York
  • What were your favorite books as a kid?
    Wow, I have so many. If I had to pick one, it would be The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton.
  • What is your favorite food?
  • Where do you currently live?
    New Jersey
  • Aside from writing, what do you like to do for fun?
    Spend time with family and friends, yoga, and skiing.
  • You dedicated your book to your nephew, Jackson. Can you tell us about him?
    He’s two. He’s adorable. He makes me laugh every day.
  • What’s your computer desktop/phone lock screen?
    A picture of me and Jackson.
  • When is your birthday?
    October 7, 1982
  • Growing up, did you always want to be a writer?
    Growing up, I dreamed about becoming a teacher. Although I always loved to write, it never occurred to me that writers were regular people and that I could grow up to become one.
  • What is it like seeing your book online, or in a bookstore?
    Exciting, yet it’s still a surreal feeling.
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