BWB-Cover-Final_foreBooks-200x300If you have not yet come across the work of poet, author and advocate, Jessica Kristie, there couldn’t be a better time to get acquainted. Not only is she one hec of a talent, she is also the kind of lady with the courage to put the power of her pen into play as an activist and campaigner. ‘Barbed-wire Butterflies’ is her first novel and comes to life through Winter Goose Publishing in January 2013 – available to pre-order now. This fictional account of a young girl faced with the atrocities of human trafficking and her struggle for freedom are sure to have you enthralled page after page, and for good reason too.

Jessica has partnered with Courage Worldwide an international non-profit organization dedicated to building homes around the world for children rescued out of sex trafficking. Jessica will be committing 100% of all print royalties and a percentage of all digital copies and merchandise sold to this fantastic organization.

Her new novel comes hot on the heels of two triumphant poetry collections. The winner of the 2011 Sharp Writ award and 2011 Pushcart prize nominee for her collection ‘Dreaming in Darkness’, Jessica has developed a reputation for poetry that packs a punch. Her latest collection ‘Threads of Life’ features poetry and prose but she hasn’t stopped there. No no, Jessica empowers other writers to write their best words through her “Weekly Inspiration for Writers and Creators” ebook, and “Inspiration Speaks, Volume One” a creative collaboration fostered through her advocacy for the arts, in partnership with ArtPlatform. She has achieved critical acclaim in the media for her writing and has taken innovation to a new level with her part in duo “Kristie & Cloverfield” a collaboration with Tom Cloverfield featuring a wonderful fusion of poetry and music, released through Ultrasonic Music Germany and available everywhere.

Phew! That’s a whole lot of literature right there. For more information, head on over to Jessica’s website or find her on For more information about any of Jessica’s books log on to Winter Goose Publishing. Click here for Courage Worldwide.


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