Posted by Christine On June 25, 2020
Posted by Christine On June 11, 2020
june 12 5:30
taking a knee against racism
a peaceful demonstration of poetry & music
readings of inspiration & justice
Posted by Christine On April 20, 2020
Nora Ephron famously said “everything is copy.” But is it–really?
my follow-up essay to
on The Writer in the World
Posted by Christine On December 27, 2019
I’m honored and delighted that my essay, “Renovating a Family” is a feature on Longreads. The gorgeous illustration is by Missy Chimovitz.
Posted by Christine On November 11, 2019
Well, holy moly.
The Connecticut news site CT By the Numbers has published my essay “Women’s March on Washington: A Self-Portrait”
Previously published in the print-only journal PAGE, it’s now available online. March on.
Posted by Christine On September 29, 2019
so looking forward to this!
october 5, 2019 10 AM- 6 PM at Real Art Ways
The first annual Connecticut Literary Festival will be a full day for writers & readers, with panel discussions, all-day readings, and a marketplace. I’ll be there wearing two hats: representing PAGE, a Connecticut-based literary magazine where I am a contributing editor and providing information for the Connecticut Poetry Society.
see you there!
Posted by Christine On September 22, 2019
The accomplishments of these six Connecticut poets are extra-ordinary. I’m thrilled to emcee. Open mic and all donations benefit TEEG. Don’t miss it!
Posted by Christine On April 19, 2019
this is so cool
An all-girl improv troupe of high schoolers will dance in front of a live audience while I read a personal essay about lying to get into a ballet audition when I was sixteen years old.
Don’t miss it!
Tickets are $10 and available HERE
Posted by Christine On January 28, 2019
Prose and Poetry
February 16th 7:30 PM
Published Writers + Open Mic*
Emcee: Christine Kalafus
Suggested Donation of $10 to Benefit TEEG
*Sign-up sheet first come, first served
Posted by Christine On October 26, 2018
i’m honored that my poem Horses is a pushcart prize nominee and featured in the fall 2018 TNG Volume VII.
My prose poem “Horses,” featured in the issue, was selected the 2017 winner of their Knightville Poetry contest and now available for purchase HERE. I am in very talented company: the Machigonne Fiction Contest winner is Maureen Connolly with Featured Authors, Grace Carpenter and Eamon Murphy. Judges were Mark Doty (poetry) and Chris Abani (fiction). The letters section theme is “Letters to Aliens.” Contributors include Claudia Manley, Jessica Lipnack, Lyndsie Manusos, Naomi Ulsted and more.
The cover artist is Abraham Danso.