Jessie Raymond's humor column, "Around the Bend," has appeared biweekly in the Addison Independent, Middlebury, Vt., since 2003. It is a four-time winner of the New England Newspaper and Press Association's award for Best Humor Column (weeklies), most recently in 2016 and 2017, and won the Vermont Press Association’s 2018 award for Best Feature/Humor (weeklies).

Her writing has appeared online, in newspapers and magazines, and in the New York Times bestseller Nesting: It's a Chick Thing (Workman, 2004). She has taken up playwriting in recent years, and has had four short comedies produced at Middlebury's Town Hall Theater and elsewhere.

She lives with her family on an old farmstead in Middlebury, Vermont.

Contact Jessie at apieceofvt @ gmail.com.