In a brave, heartbreaking essay, Jessica Knoll speaks out on going through a traumatic experience similar to that of her fictional character.
Simon & Schuster
The first person to tell me I was gang-raped was a therapist, seven years after the fact. The second was my literary agent, five years later, only she wasn't talking about me. She was talking about Ani, the protagonist of my novel, Luckiest Girl Alive, which is a work of fiction. What I've kept to myself, up until today, is that its inspiration is not.