Girl on the Block: A true story of coming of age behind the counter


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Jessica Wragg is an author from Derbyshire. A butcher since she was sixteen, her first book entitled Girl on the Block, will be published by Double Dey Harper Collins on the 6th August 2019. It combines her love of writing with a career in the meat industry spanning over a decade. Her previous work has appeared in various publications, notably Lenny Letter and Vice. Throughout her career, she has been featured in the independent, the Daily Mail, and starred in short films with Channel 4 and the BBC as well as working on a nationwide media campaign for Tabasco sauce. She regularly takes part in talks and panel discussions regarding women in male dominated industries and is Red Cross ambassador for the EmpowHER campaign. She currently resides in Brixton, South London.