Jill Hedgecock is an award-winning and internationally-published author. She is a regular contributor to The Diablo Gazette and her freelance articles have been featured on the front cover for three issues of this monthly newspaper in 2018 alone. She authors book review columns for both Books ‘N Pieces Magazine and The Diablo Gazette. She has been in a book club for approximately 20 years where she has gained valuable knowledge on what readers consider good literature. Her short stories, personal essays and nonfiction pieces have appeared in multiple anthologies, newspapers, and magazines.
Jill serves as the Program Coordinator Mount Diablo branch of the California Writers Club (CWC) and was honored to receive the Distinguished Service Award from for a second time in 2018. She has judged the Young Writer’s contest sponsored by CWC for eight years and for the National Scholastic Art and Writing Awards for the last two years. Rhino in the Room is her debut novel.