award-winning writer of poetry and prose
Christine’s funny and heartbreaking memoir of infidelity, cancer, colicky twins and the flood in her basement, Blueprint for Daylight, won the 2017 Sara Patton Stipend Award for non-fiction manuscript.
“Horses,” her experimental poem of loss, won the 2017 Knightville Poetry Contest.
National Book Award Winner, Mark Doty, was the contest judge. The poem will be featured in the 2018 issue of the New Guard. Her essays have appeared in literary magazines including Woven Tale Press’ Selected Works for, “Confessions of a Make Up Addict,” which received a mention in Publisher’s Weekly.
Christine is also a story-teller. “I Hear You Make Cakes,” recorded at Laugh Boston, was selected by The Moth for its national podcast.
Christine is an instructor at Westport Writers’ Workshop.
She lives in the wilds of Connecticut, in an old, demanding farmhouse that needs her.