Jamie Tworkowski is the New York Times bestselling author of If You Feel Too Much. He founded the non-profit organization To Write Love on Her Arms in 2006, born from an attempt to help a friend and tell a story. TWLOHA is now recognized as an award-winning leader in mental health and suicide prevention. After fifteen years with the organization, Jamie recently stepped away to begin a new chapter, focusing on writing and speaking independently.
A two-time TEDx speaker, Jamie has inspired audiences at universities, concerts, and conferences across the United States and as far away as Australia and the United Kingdom. He has been interviewed by Rolling Stone, NBC Nightly News, and CBS Sunday Morning. A lifelong surfer, in 2020 Jamie founded NEEDS AN OCEAN, "a beach brand born from new appreciation." In addition to surfing, Jamie loves his family and friends, music, basketball, and a little dog named Gracie. He lives in Melbourne Beach, Florida.