Jessica Mesman Griffith


Jessica Mesman Griffith is a widely published author of essays, the cofounder and curator of the blog Sick Pilgrim, and the author of four books, including Strange Journey and her memoir (coauthored with Amy Andrews), Love and Salt. She is a cultural columnist for U.S. Catholic Magazine, where she often writes about women’s issues and the intersections of faith, psychology, and creativity. Griffith is currently working on a second memoir of her Catholic girlhood in southern Louisiana.

Festival Years: 2016, 2018