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Elle Jauffret

Short bioElle Jauffret is a bilingual English-French, American attorney and writer. She is a Université Côte d’Azur and George Washington University School of Law alumna. She writes children's books, speculative short stories and novels

Long bio: Elle Jauffret is a French-born American attorney 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 lived in Illinois (Chicago), the Greater Washington DC area (Bethesda, MD), Virginia, and presently resides in California with her husband and children. In her spare time, she creates fiction food, works out in the Metaverse, and volunteers in her community. She is an active SCBWI (15 years) and HWA member.