Jason Fletcher Wright was born on February 1 near St. Louis, Missouri to Willard Samuel Wright and Sandra Fletcher Wright. Within months of his birth, Jason's father was transferred to Germany and the family lived and traveled throughout Europe until 1975. They later lived in Chicago, Illinois and Charlottesville, Virginia. Wright served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ in Brazil.
Wright met and married his wife, Kodi Erekson Wright, in 1993 in Provo, Utah. They met while Wright was studying at Brigham Young University. They now live with their four children in Woodstock, Virginia. They are members of the The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
His 2007 novel, The Wednesday Letters, reached #6 on The New York Times bestseller list. It also appeared on the Wall Street Journal and USAToday bestseller lists. The paperback edition, published by Penguin, was on The New York Times trade paperback bestseller and extended lists for 36 weeks in 2008-2009.
His 2005 novel, Christmas Jars, was also a New York Times bestseller, appearing on the paperback list in 2007. Film rights have been optioned by Academy Award winning director Kieth Merrill. The film is scheduled to shoot in the fall of 2008 and reach theaters in 2009.
His debut novel, The James Miracle, was first released in 2004 and will be re-released in 2009.
In addition to his novels, Jason has published opinion editorials (op/eds) on issues ranging from pop culture to politics. His articles have appeared in more than 50 newspapers and magazines across the United States including Glenn Beck's Fusion Magazine, The Washington Times, The Chicago Tribune, and Forbes.
Jason also works as a political and public policy consultant and is the founder of PoliticalDerby.com, a political website known for ranking the candidates running for the White House in 2008.
Jason is also a public speaker who has spoken before thousands on writing, service, and various political/social issues. He appears regularly on FoxNews morning show, Fox & Friends. He has also appeared on most major cable news channels including and C-SPAN. He has lived in Germany; the Chicago suburbs; Charlottesville, Virginia; Belo Horizonte, Brazil; Pleasant Grove, Utah; and presently makes his home in Woodstock, Virginia. He is married to Kodi Erekson and has four children.