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Cristin to Co-Host & Perform at Taylor Mali’s Book Release Party for The Last Time As We Are

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Cristin is thrilled to be introducing Taylor Mali a his book release party for his latest offering, The Last Time As We Are. Taylor will be performing work from the book, and several other poets / artists will be performing in celebration, including Rives and Rebecca Hart. Show starts at 8pm at the Bowery Poetry Club. For more information, click here.

New Poetry by Cristin appears in LUNG

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Cristin’s poem “Things We Didn’t Talk About” appear in the inaugural issue of the online lit journal, Lung. Lung prides itself on being “an independent peddler of unique voices in contemporary poetry.” To read Cristin’s poem & the rest of wonderful version found in the premiere issue of LUNG, click here.

Cristin to host NYC-Urbana iWPS Invitational

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Cristin is thrilled to be hosting the annual NYC-Urbana iWPS invitiational, which sees the best of the best of Urbana compete to represent us at the 2009 Individual World Poetry Slam championship, held this October in San Francisco. Confirmed poets include Jeanann Verlee, Jared Singer, Jon Sands, Nicole Homer, Joanna Hoffman and Taylor Mali, among others! For more information on this event click here. For more information on iWPS, please click here.

Essay by Cristin appears in the latest issue of HUMOR

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Cristin is proud to announce the publication of her first scholarly article, which appears in the latest issue of the academic journal, “HUMOR” with guest editors Denise Duhamel and Salvatore Attardo. The issue is a special issue about humor in contemporary American Poetry, and Cristin’s work — “Funny Poetry Get Slammed: Humor as Strategy in the Poetry Slam Movement” — appears alongside amazing essays by Tony Hoagland and Daniel Nester. To read more about the issue, please, click here.

New Poetry by Cristin appears in SUSS

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Cristin’s poem “Not As Smart As I Think I Am” appears in the premiere issue of the brand-spanking new online lit journal, Suss: another literary journal. Suss publishes original writing, reviews and interviews, as well as offers recommendations of cultural highlights they find inspiring! To read Cristin’s poem, click here, but do explore the rest of the mag (and come back often!) by clicking here.

New Poetry by Cristin appears in The Legendary

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Cristin’s poems, “Heavy Petting Zoo,” “Crack Squirrels” and “Warranty” appear in the seventh and latest issue of the eclectic online lit journal, The Legendary, which published poetry, fiction and non-fiction from around the world! To read Cristin’s poems, click here and to explore the rest of the issue, click here.

New Poetry by Cristin appears in The Foghorn

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Cristin’s poems, “Scientific Facts Which Don’t Apply to Me” and “Why I Shouldn’t Read Books” appear in the latest issue of the fantastic online lit journal, The Foghorn, which “is dedicated to publishing the very best in American humor from whatever happens to have been emailed to us in the previous week.” Click here to read “Why I Shouldn’t Read Books” and click here to read “Scientific Facts Which Don’t Apply to Me.”

Cristin’s poem “A Brief History of Unusual Fish” is nominated for a “Best of the Net” Award

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Cristin is thrilled (and bit shocked!) to hear that her (kinda vulgar) poem, “A Brief History of Unusual Fish” has been nominated by the fantastic magazine decomP for a “Best of the Net” award. Click here to read the formal nomination, and click here to read Cristin’s piece as it appears in decomP.

Poems from Cristin’s Page Meets Stage feature debut on YouTube

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The extremely generous Jeff Kay (father of spoken word wunderkind Sarah Kay) has generous uploaded several poems he filmed from Cristin’s Page Meets Stage feature onto YouTube. Click on the poem titles to see recent performances of Mother, Science, Lit (all from her book Dear Future Boyfriend and a new piece, Drunk Boyfriend at the Poetry Reading, which she performs with her partner, Shappy Seasholtz.

New Poetry by Cristin appears in THE FOUNDLING REVIEW

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Cristin’s poem, “Division of Labor,” appears in the online lit journal, THE FOUNDLING REVIEW, which dutifully showcases a handful of fresh fiction and poetry every week. Clicking here to read Cristin’s piece, and then just explore!

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