J.A. Christy

J A ChristyJ.A. Christy’s writing career began in infant school at the age of seven when she won best poetry prize with her poem ‘Winter’. Since then she has been writing short stories and has had several published in magazines and anthologies.

She holds a PhD in which she explores the stories we use in everyday life to construct our identities. Working in high hazard safety, she is a Chartered Psychologist and Scientist and writes to apply her knowledge to cross the boundaries between science and art, in particular in the crime, speculative and science-fiction genres.

She lives in Oldham with her partner and their dog.

J.A. Christy is a pseudonym of Jacqueline Ward.

Artwork: LeosaysaysSmartYellow™, her first speculative fiction novel, was published by Elsewhen Press on 7th August 2015.


Existence is Elsewhen by John Gribbin et al; Artwork by Alison BuckJ.A. Christy’s story Inside and Out™ V.5 – From Here to ETERNITY is included in the anthology Existence is Elsewhen which was published by Elsewhen Press on 18th March 2016.




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    JA Christy can be contacted via Elsewhen Press using j.a.christy (at) elsewhen.co.uk