Jill Grunenwald has her BFA from Bowling Green State University and her MLIS from the University of Kentucky. She blogs about body liberation at The Year of the Phoenix and her first memoir, Running with a Police Escort: Tales from the Back of the Pack came out in 2017. A former librarian, she is now employed as a marketing & communications specialist at OverDrive, the leading ebook and audiobook app for libraries and schools, where she is also the creator and co-host of the Professional Book Nerds podcast. She lives and works in Cleveland.