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Elle Jauffret

 Short bioElle Jauffret is a French-born American lawyer and writer of novels and short stories. She graduated from Université Cote d’Azur law school and the George Washington University law school. She writes middle grade and young adult stories. In her spare time, she creates fiction food and volunteers in her community. She is an active SCBWI member, 

Long bio: Elle Jauffret is a French-born American lawyer, military spouse (Navy/Marines), and the author of novels and short stories—some of which were featured at literary workshops (schools, National Children’s Museum, Kids Euro Festival). She holds Juris Doctorates from Université Côte d’Azur Law School (France) and the George Washington University Law School (USA) where she was inducted in Phi Delta Phi, the International Legal Honor Society. Her diverse work experience (lifeguard, teacher, translator, medical writer, and criminal attorney for the California Attorney General's office) has influenced and informed her writing. She chaired the Pediatric Literacy Program at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (the U.S. Presidents’ hospital) and believes "literacy is a fundamental human right and the foundation for lifelong learning” (UNESCO).​ She spent time in Illinois, Maryland/Washington DC, and Virginia, and presently lives in California with her husband and children. When she is not working or writing, she creates fiction food, enjoys museums and VR workouts/escape rooms, and volunteers in her community. She is an active SCBWI member.