J. L. Morin is adjunct faculty at Boston University. Her award-winning diverse, cli-fi novel, Nature's Confession, in “12 Works of Climate Fiction Everyone Should Read” is forthcoming in January, 2015. Her Japan novel Sazzae won a Gold medal in the 2010 eLit Book Award, and was a 2010 winner in the Living Now Book Awards. She started writing it as a creative thesis at Harvard. J.L. Morin wrote her second novel, Travelling Light on sex slavery. She is also the author of 'Occupy's 1st bestselling novel' Trading Dreams, a humorous story that unmasks hypocrisy in the banking industry and tosses corruption onto the horns of the Wall Street bull.
Her writing has appeared in the Huffington Post, The Harvard Advocate, Harvard Yisei, the Detroit News, Agence France Presse, Cyprus Weekly, European Daily, Livonia Observer Eccentric Newspapers, the Harvard Crimson and others.
J.L. Morin grew up in inner city Detroit, graduated from Harvard, and traded currency derivatives in New York while studying nights at New York University’s Stern School of Business for an MBA, culminating in a job at the Federal Reserve Bank posted to the 103rd floor of the World Trade Center. In 2001, Morin began working as a TV newscaster and journalist.