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Francesca Serritella is a New York Times best-selling author and columnist. She grew up in the Philadelphia area and graduated cum laude from Harvard University, where she won multiple awards for her creative writing, including the Charles Edmond Horman Prize and Le Baron Russell Briggs Prize. Her senior thesis, a novella, was awarded highest honors and won the Thomas T. Hoopes Prize.
Upon graduation, Serritella moved to New York City with a suitcase and a puppy. She began writing and researching her first novel, "Ghosts of Harvard." While working on the novel, she also co-authored a bestselling nine-book series of essay collections with her mother, best-selling author Lisa Scottoline, and co-writes a Sunday column entitled Chick Wit in The Philadelphia Inquirer.
Serritella lives in New York with her dog Pip and cat Mimi. She is working on her next novel.