Jamie McGillen is the author of the Rainier Series, which is historical fiction set in the Pacific Northwest. Her first novel In Sight of the Mountain was released in 2019, the sequel In Light of the Summit was released in 2020. The final book in the series, In the Heart of Paradise, came out in November 2021!
Her poems and essays have been published in Rust + Moth, Marathon Literary Review, The Raven Chronicles Journal, Avalon Literary Review, and Arcturus Literary Magazine.
One of her poems was selected to be included in the anthology Thanku: Poems of Gratitude (Lerner/Millbrook, 2019). This amazingly diverse collection includes poems by Jane Yolen, Margarita Engle, and Naomi Shihab Nye.
Press & Interviews
- 10 Books That Might Just Change Your Life Right Now, USA Today, 2021
- Our Conversation with Jamie McGillen, Exploring Washington State, Episode 31, 2020
- Author Born in Juneau Publishes Debut Novel, Juneau Empire Newspaper, 2019
- Society, Love, and Mountaineering: Looking Inside the Rainier Series, The Courier-Herald Newspaper, 2021
- Military Spouse Spotlight: Jamie McGillen, Behind the Service Podcast, 2021
- IGTV Interview, The Julie Chan Show, 2020
- Special Guest Jamie McGillen, Honest Talk Radio, 2020
- Author conversations: Jamie McGillen, author of In Light of the Summit, Living A Life Through Books, Season 3 Episode 31, 2021
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