Jill Van Den Eng is an author and journalist with a keen interest in the extraordinary tales of ordinary people. She earned a BA in journalism and returned to her hometown of
as a city news reporter. The city with a river dividing it left an impact, inspiring the setting
in Van Den Eng’s debut YA novel, DIVIDED MOON and its companion novel GANGBANGER. Kaukauna, WI
In addition to writing, Van Den Eng enjoys reading YA and popular fiction, running, solving puzzles and getting outside. She is a master gardener who keeps an herb and vegetable garden outside her home office and a novice astronomer with a really big telescope.