Jeff Campbell

Jeff Campbell is a freelance writer, book editor, and writing teacher who has enjoyed a diverse thirty-year career in publishing. His first nonfiction book for young adults, Daisy to the Rescue, was published by Zest Books in October 2014. His second, Last of the Giants, was published by Zest Books in March 2016. His third, Glowing Bunnies!?: Why We’re Making Hybrids, Chimeras & Clones, is due in Spring 2022 from Lerner Books.

For over a decade, Jeff was an award-winning travel guide writer for Lonely Planet. He coauthored over a dozen travel guides, including several editions of Hawaii, Florida, Southwest, and USA (whose 3rd edition won the Lowell Thomas Silver Award for best guidebook). He was also a contributing essayist to The Middle of Nowhere.

As a book editor, Jeff has specialized in a wide range of nonfiction as well as young adult fiction. His subject matter expertise includes self-help and spirituality, pop culture and entertainment, sports, US history, and science, particularly animal intelligence (including five books by scientist Marc Bekoff, such as The Emotional Lives of Animals).

Jeff is also a part-time creative writing teacher for The Writer’s Circle, based in Morristown, New Jersey, where he lives with his wife and two children.

For news, updates, and information about appearances, visit Jeff Campbell Books on Facebook.

Contact Jeff Campbell at jcampbellbooks@aol.com.


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