Jessie Kirkland has a Bachelor of Arts in Speech Communications and a minor in Marketing from Sam Houston State University. She is wife to the Coach, mom to 9-year-old triplets, a writer, speaker, and literary agent. She writes at her place beneath the pines, http://jessiekirkland.com, where she pens stories about faith, family, culture, chronic illness, and all things Southern. She enjoys good friends, good books, and good gluten-free cupcakes. You can connect with Jessie on Facebook or Twitter.