Bio

Kristen Wolf is an award-winning author, filmmaker and producer.

Working across diverse media, she’s drawn to sharing the stories of daring outsiders whose lives spark change.

Her first novel, THE WAY: A Girl Who Dared to Rise, was hailed by O, The Oprah Magazine as, “A title to pick up now!” Her second novel, ESCAPEMENT: An Exquisite Tale of Love and Passion earned critical acclaim and multiple awards.

Her short documentary, CLUB Q: The Legendary Dance Party for Women, premiered at the Director’s Guild of America and went on to screen at film festivals worldwide.

Kristen’s producing credits include NASRIN (dir: Jeff Kaufman), I WAS BORN THIS WAY (dir: Daniel Junge, Sam Pollard) and the Tony Award winning Broadway hit, A STRANGE LOOP.

Her latest short feature, SPARKLE, is about the struggles of a non-binary child.

Currently, she’s in pre-production on a new short narrative film and seeking producing partners for her first feature film, THE ADAGIO, a passionate queer love story adapted from her second novel.

Kristen has received multiple awards for her writing including the IPPY, IAN, NIEA, BIBA, LesFic Bard Award, IndieReader Discovery Award and the Eric Hoffer First Horizon Award.

She also co-founded Women Have Wings, a grant-making organization that honors and supports courageous women activists in their fight for a more just and peaceful world.

Kristen Wolf on set directing

Kristen as a child holding a raccoon

kristen with galapagos tortoise

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