Jessica DuLong


Betsy DeJesu
Betsy DeJesu Communications

Literary Agent

Joy Tutela
David Black Literary Agency

Lawmakers Want to Stop Sale of Historic 9/11 Ship
A bipartisan group of lawmakers is pushing to stop the sale of a ship that played a key role in what is believed to be history's largest maritime rescue—the evacuation of an estimated 500,000 stranded civilians from lower Manhattan in the hours after the 9/11 attacks.


Fireboat engineer gets unique view of Hudson River
“This well-written, agreeable and lively book will appeal to many different audiences: people interested in the Hudson, ships, restorations and the role of women in the modern workplace.“

Schenectady Daily Gazette

Audiobook Review
“DuLong gradually pulls listeners into her life on the water … Thoughtful and fascinating, this is a unique story”

AudioFile Magazine

Audiobook Review
“Smart, captivating prose … [Readers] will love this unusual mix of history, adventure, feminism and blue-collar know-how. Highly recommended.”

Library Journal

Audiobook Review
“Inspirational story … moving”

Publishers Weekly

A Hands-on Life on the Hudson
“Her work gives her a unique view of the Hudson and its role in shaping our nation, a perspective she shares in her recently published book.“

Hudson Valley Magazine

White Collar/Blue Collar: A Perfect Career Match
“a tale of career transformation and a compelling narrative about a time when working boats and industry played a large role in America’s economic and civic life.“

Yahoo! Shine

Charting a New Course
Bob Minzesheimer: A former dot-com executive gets a fresh start in the engine room of a historic New York fireboat.

The Journal News

My River Chronicle – Rediscovering the America on the Hudson by Jessica DuLong – a Review
“A fascinating voyage … a journey through the history of America itself as it moves from an industrial past into an uncertain future. … DuLong is refreshingly straightforward … The writing is graceful and engaging and she balances the various elements of her account with remarkable skill. … A remarkable book. Highly recommended.“

The Old Salt Blog