Barbed-Wire Butterflies by Jessica Kristie

Jessica Kristie is a published poet, author and advocate.
Published works include “Dreaming in Darkness” the winner of the 2011 Sharp Writ award and 2011 Pushcart prize nominee.  “Threads of Life” is her most recent collection of poetry and prose.  “Weekly Inspiration for Writers and Creators” a yearly companion in ebook, and “Inspiration Speaks, Volume One” a creative collaboration fostered through her advocacy for the arts, in partnership with ArtPlatform.  She has appeared in countless periodicals and has recently brought to life “Kristie & Cloverfield” a collaboration with Tom Cloverfield featuring a wonderful fusion of poetry and music, released through Ultrasonic Music Germany and available everywhere.
“Barbed-wire Butterflies” is her first novel and comes to life through Winter Goose Publishing, January 2013.  This fictional account of a young girl faced with the atrocities of human trafficking and her struggle for freedom will leave no heart un-turned. Researching the project, Jessica was compelled to add activist to her already impressive list of accolades. 
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.

Websites, Features, Articles, Reviews

Publisher’s Site:  book news, author page, official press release etc
Author’s Site:  merchandise in support of BWB, press release, Statistics, Information, connections
Courage Worldwide:  vital information, statistics, literature

Appearances & Press

Jenny Heikka receives a Barbed-Wire Butterfly: (merchandise support)