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New Poetry by Cristin appears in THE NORTHVILLE REVIEW

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Cristin is baffled, but thrilled, that her poem, “Presidential Flash Cards” made the cut at the special edition of “The Northville Review”, presented by guest editor and “avowed poetry hater” Whitney Freemesser. Check out the whole issue & read the fantastic Whitney Freemesser interview here. To read Cristin’s poem, click here.

Cristin to co-host the Indiefeed / NYC-Urbana Party & Showcase at the Bowery Poetry Club

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Cristin is thrilled to be co-hosting this amazing night of poetry with Indiefeed Performance Poetry podcast founder & host, Wess Mongo Jolley. The gobsmackingly awesome list of poets scheduled to perform include Urbana poets such as Bob Holman, Shappy Seasholtz, Eboni Hogan, Chad Anderson, Jamie Kilstein, Nicole Homer, Evert Eden, Jared Singer, Jeanann Verlee, Darian Dauchan and Jon Sands, as well as other spoken word superstars such as Adam Falkner, Ian Khadan, Tony Brown & Faro (Duende), Mahogany Browne, Helena D. Lewis, Emily Kagan Trenchard, Soul Thomas Evans, Kelly Zen Yie Tsai,Gary Mex Glazner and Mike McGee, among other! The show REALLY starts at 6:30pm, when Indiefeed host, Wess Mongo Jolley, holds a Word Shop talk! Food and drinks will be supplied, and this celebrated word slinger — he was Write Bloody finalist don’t you know! — will be kicking a poem or two himself! It’s going to be an INCREDIBLE night of poetry! Some come on out and be a part of history!!For more information and/or to RSVP & spread the word), check out the Facebook events page here

Cristin to perform at University of Alabama

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Cristin is thrilled to be joining her poetry pals & Write Bloody label-mates Anis Mojgani and Derrick Brown as well as her foxy partner Shappy Seasholtz for a two week leg of their latest tour, the Elephant Engine High Dive Revivial! For more information about the University of Alabama performance (and/or to RSVP & spread the word), check out the Facebook events page here

Cristin to perform at Tennessee Tech University

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Cristin is thrilled to be joining her poetry pals & Write Bloody label-mates Anis Mojgani and Derrick Brown as well as her foxy partner Shappy Seasholtz for a two week leg of their latest tour, the Elephant Engine High Dive Revivial! For more information about the Tennessee Tech University performance (and/or to RSVP & spread the word), check out the Facebook events page here

Cristin to perform at Sentient Bean in Savannah

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Cristin is thrilled to be joining her poetry pals & Write Bloody label-mates Buddy Wakefield, Anis Mojgani and Derrick Brown for a two week leg of their latest tour, the Elephant Engine High Dive Revivial! $10 students, $15 for general. For more information about this performance (and/or to RSVP & spread the word), check out the Facebook events page here.

Words In Your Face is praised in “Suss: Another Literary Journal”

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Earlier in the year, Cristin’s poem “Not As Smart As I Think I Am” appeared in the fantastic literary journal, Suss. So imagine her surprise when her book, Words In Your Face was given a shout out in the Suss “Gossip” section. Poet Ian Khadan writes that Words In Your Face “fits into the confines of its pages a major movement in the modern era of poetry that will likely be studied by academia in many years to come alongside the likes of the Black Arts movement and the Beatnik era” and that Cristin “a lavish window into which many unfamiliar with the burgeoning slam poetry scene can appreciate the history and struggles of now accomplished poets and novelists.” To read more of Ian’s killer write-up click here).To read Cristin’s poem from earlier in the year, click here). She was but do explore the rest of the mag (and come back often!) by clicking here.

Cristin to perform at Goucher College

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Cristin is thrilled to be joining her poetry pals & Write Bloody label-mates Buddy Wakefield, Anis Mojgani and Derrick Brown for a two week leg of their latest tour, the Elephant Engine High Dive Revivial! For more information about the Goucher College performance (and/or to RSVP & spread the word), check out the Facebook events page here.

Cristin to perform at University of Maryland

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Cristin is thrilled to be joining her poetry pals & Write Bloody label-mates Buddy Wakefield, Anis Mojgani and Derrick Brown for a two week leg of their latest tour, the Elephant Engine High Dive Revivial! For more information about the University of Maryland performance (and/or to RSVP & spread the word), check out the Facebook events page here.

Cristin to Host & Perform at “Not a Muse” Reading

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Cristin is thrilled to be hosting and performing at the U. S. launch of “Not A Muse” (Haven Press, 2009), which is an international anthology of poetry exploring the inner lives of women in a post-feminist era. “Not A Muse” is about women’s choices, how they define themselves as women and poets, and how these poets define freedom. Come hear Not A Muse contributors such as Kate Bernadette Benedict, Ann Cefola, Adele Geraghty, Sarah Getty, Jennifer Karmin, Linda Leedy Schneider, Sarah Stapperfenne, and Jeanann Verlee bring their poetry alive onstage. All proceeds to benefit The International Women’s Writing Guild. Show starts at 2pm at the Bowery Poetry Club. For more information, click here.

Cristin’s poem “Sexton and Plath” featured on the Indiefeed Performance Poetry Podcast

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Cristin is thrilled that her piece, “Sexton and Plath,” is being featured on Indiefeed during Mongo’s two-week spotlight on the Elephant Engine High Dive Revival tour. To listen to this podcast, click here.

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