Dr. Jennifer Frick-Ruppert earned her Ph.D. in Zoology from Clemson University and holds the Dalton Professor of Biology and Environmental Science at Brevard College in western North Carolina. Originally from South Carolina, she grew up with a love of nature and the outdoors. She teaches courses in environmental perspectives, biodiversity, biology, and natural history and was awarded the 2003-2004 Award for Exemplary Teaching at Brevard College.  She is a frequent presenter for naturalist groups, including the Roan Mountain Naturalist Rally, NC Native Plant Society, and The Wilderness Society.
 
 The Legend of Skyco: Spirit Quest is Jennifer’s first Middle Grade book in a series of Skyco adventures, and will be released April 4, 2017. Jennifer is also the author of nonfiction books, Mountain Nature: A Seasonal Natural History of the Southern Appalachians and Waterways: Sailing the Southern Coast
 
How to Become an Ant by Jennifer Frick-Ruppert

Author Q&A with Jennifer



Amberjack Publishing, founded in 2014, is an independent small press of fiction books with offices in New York and Idaho. Amberjack’s books are distributed by Midpoint Trade Books, one of the largest distributors in the industry.