About Us

Our team is made up of world-class product people, perfectionistic designers, philosophical hackers, and straight-up hustlers on a mission to build revolutionary excitement in literature.

Jessica Ewing

Jessica Ewing, Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder

Jessica is a graduate of Stanford University, where she studied computer science, philosophy, linguistics and math. She spent five years building consumer products at Google, and was featured in Fast Company Magazine as one of Google's "12 Most Innovative Minds." She is also a creative writer, university lecturer, outdoor wilderness guide, and certified in emergency medicine. She believes the best way to learn is to follow whatever passion arises organically, which informs the product design of Literati.

Kelly Carroll

Kelly Carroll, Creative Director & Co-Founder

Kelly is a writer, book artist and designer. While completing an MFA in fiction at Brown University, she pursued interdisciplinary coursework in book arts at Rhode Island School of Design. Prior to graduate work, Kelly was Lead Designer at Hawaii Life. She earned a B.A. in English & Comparative Literature from Columbia University. She is a recipient of the Weston Prize and Frances Mason Harris Prize for her writing. As a mother, Kelly wants to ensure that her son has a lifelong relationship to the alchemical space wherein literature, art and the book unite.