Jessica Kastner


Jessica Kastner is an award-winning journalist whose work has been published in The Hartford Courant, Associated Press and many print and online mediums. She is a regular contributor for, entertaining readers with her gritty, honest commentaries on motherhood and the Christian life, and works as a publicist at a national publishing house, promoting books authored by Cindy Williams, Mark Obama Ndesandjo, and Grammy award winning artist Steve Katz. When she’s not escaping injury on the trampoline with her three boys, she leads weekly Bible studies for Straight Ahead Ministries across CT, sharing the message of God’s transforming love with adjudicated teens.

Jessica’s first book, Hiding from the Kids in My Prayer Closet: Finding Grace and Laughter When Motherhood Gets Real, was published by David C. Cook in July 2017.