Adjunct Assistant Professor
B.Sc., University of Miami
Crissa-Jean Chappell was born in Miami and now lives in Brooklyn, New York. Her debut young adult novel, Total Constant Order (HarperTeen), is a NYPL Book For The Teen Age and a VOYA Perfect Ten. Chappell’s second novel, NARC (Flux Books), is currently optioned for film. More Than Good Enough (Flux Books) is a Florida Book Awards medalist, which Kirkus calls "compelling and emotionally nuanced." Chappell's newest YA novel is Snowbirds (Simon Pulse, 2017). She holds a PhD and MFA from the University of Miami and has taught creative writing and cinema studies for over ten years.