Safekeeping is Jessamyn Hope’s debut novel. Her short fiction and memoirs have appeared in Ploughshares, PRISM International and other literary magazines. Recent accolades include two Pushcart Prize honorable mentions, in 2015 and 2016, and selection for Best Canadian Essays 2015. She was the Susannah McCorkle Scholar in Fiction at the 2012 Sewanee Writers’ Conference and has an MFA in creative writing from Sarah Lawrence College. Born and raised in Montreal, she lived in Israel before moving to New York City. Learn more at www.jessamynhope.com.