Kathleen M. Jacobs

West Virginia Authors/Illustrators, Books, Headline Kids, Fiction

Kathleen M. Jacobs holds an M.A. in Humanistic Studies, has taught on the high school and college levels, and was the 2017 New River Gorge Writer-in-Residence. As a young girl, she was influenced to write by her sister and inspired by a response she received to a letter she wrote to Harper Lee. She is the author of works for young readers. Please Close It! is her first children’s book. She lives in West Virginia with her husband, John.  For more information visit

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