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Cristin’s Poem Is Fourth Runner-Up in the Hayden Ferry Review Blog Holiday Contest

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Cristin’s poem, “The Art of Holiday Spirit: Astoria, Queens,” placed fourth in the Hayden’s Ferry Review blog 2008 Holiday contest. In addition to having the poem published on their website, here, Cristin also won a free, one-year subscription to Hayden’s Ferry Review and a free gift submission as well. Cristin is thrilled as both she believe the Hayden’s Ferry Review and the Hayden’s Ferry Review Blog to be utterly kick-ass.

Cristin’s Poem “On Reading Unrequited Love Poems” Is Featured on Indiefeed

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Cristin is thrilled to have her poem, “On Reading Unrequited Love Poems,” be included in the Indiefeed’s Junkyard Ghost Revival series. To listen to Cristin’s piece, click here. “On Reading Unrequited Love Poems” can be found in Cristin’s book, Oh Terrible Youth.

Cristin to Host Urbana 11th Anniversary Show & DIVA slam

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Cristin will host NYC Urbana’s 11th Anniversary show will special performances by some of the best poets through out NYC-Urbana’s history! Following the showcase will be the NYC-Urbana DIVA SLAM, which see NYC-Urbana’s best lady poets battle to be the NYC-Urbana Women of the World Poetry Slam rep! Competing will be Jeanann Verlee, Akua Doku, Arianne Benford, Eboni Hogan and Nicole Homer. AND to top it all off, it’s Cristin’s last night in her 20s — she turns 30 on 11/26 — so there will be cake and maybe some roastin’ & toastin’!! For more information, please check out the Bowery Poetry Club website here.

Cristin to Host Page Meets Stage Reading

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Cristin will fill in as host for Taylor Mali at his popular reading series “Page Meets Stage” Reading featuring the amazing Ross Gay and NYC’s own Jeanann Verlee. The evening will enjoy performances from both poets as well as a moderated discussion to take place at the end of the night. The show starts at 8pm! For more information, please check out the Bowery Poetry Club website here.

Cristin’s Sketchbook Diaries to be Showcased on the Best American Poetry Blog

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Thanks for her pal Daniel Nester, Cristin’s “Cartoon Portraits of Dead Poets” series is being featured all week long (Nov 17 – Nov 21) at the Best American Poetry Blog. To check it out as new drawings pop up every day this week, click here.

Cristin’s Poetry Included in Herding Kites: A Celebration of Australian Writing

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Cristin is thrilled to be included in Affirm Press’s anthology Herding Kites: A Celebration of Australian Writing. The book, which is “a frenzied collection of creativity, this unique anthology gathers up the dynamism and raw talent of the young writers and artists who have contributed to [Australia's] National Young Writers’ Festival (NYWF) over the past ten years,” includes short stories, poetry, comics and political satire from dozens of amazing poets and artists, including Cristin’s aussie pals Steve Smart and Alicia Sometimes. You might be able to pick up a copy online, and stayed tuned if the book lands U.S. distribution.

Cristin’s Poetry Including in Junkyard Ghost Revival Anthology

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Cristin is thrilled to be included in Write Bloody Press’s anthology Junkyard Ghost Revival, alongside such amazing poets as Derrick Brown, Buddy Wakefield, Anis Mojgani, Andrea Gibson, Sonya Renee and Robbie Q. Telfer. You can pick up a copy online or at your local independent bookstore.

Cristin to Perform at University of Maryland

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Cristin’s final performance with the wonderful poets of the Junkyard Ghost Revival (Derrick Brown, Buddy Wakefield and Anis Mogjani) will be at the University of Maryland. For more information on the venue and time, please visit the Junkyard Ghost Revival website here.

Cristin to Perform at Penn State Berks

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Cristin returns to her home state of Pennsylvania as a part of the Junkyard Ghost Revival (with poets Derrick Brown, Buddy Wakefield and Anis Mogjani). For more information on the venue and time, please visit the Junkyard Ghost Revival website here.

Cristin to Perform at Colby-Sawyer College

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Cristin continues her adventures with the wonderful poets of the Junkyard Ghost Revival (Derrick Brown, Buddy Wakefield and Anis Mogjani) at New Hampshire’s Colby-Sawyer College. For more information on the venue and time, please visit the Junkyard Ghost Revival website here.

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