Friday, May 17, 2024

Mr. Jared Grace

Background: I have two children (18 and 12) who are my world, as much as they make me want to pull my hair out at times (you’ll note that I’m bald). I have lived in NH for the last 17ish years after leaving the hustle and bustle of MA.  I moved to Campton, NH, 4 years ago and have enjoyed my time in the mountains ever since. 

Education: After spending a year at Boston College, I transitioned to Southern New Hampshire University, where I received a Bachelor’s degree in History and a Bachelor’s degree in English, focusing on creative writing. I am working towards my master’s (far more slowly than expected). 

Experience: My first two years teaching were in Lawrence, MA, where I worked in a middle school and then an alternative high school for students with educational deficiencies. The following year, I transitioned to one of the top high schools in NH. Since then, I have worked as a long-term substitute teacher at several other high schools. I have now found my way to Woodsville, where I hope to be for years. 

Fun Facts: My interests are extremely varied, so that this section could fill pages. I’ll spare you until you sit before me and can’t simply close the page. However, I will say that I am the author of the debut horror novel Isolation and writing other books while taking notes for several others. My second novel, Beyond the Autumn Leaves, should be out in early/mid-2024. I am an avid hiker and am working on a few hiking lists the community provides. I am also a passionate researcher of all things paranormal and esoteric. Yes, I’d love to talk to you all about aliens, ghosts, and things that go bump in the night