Justina Batchelor was born and raised in Knoxville, Tennessee. She moved to New York City in 2007 and has built a career around sharing wonderful books with others. During her time at Touchstone, Simon & Schuster she had the privilege to be the publicist for the launch of THE GIRLS OF ATOMIC CITY. She is currently a Senior Publicist at Grove Atlantic. She loves reading books that transport you to faraway places or reveal something new about a place you know well.