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Cristin’s United States of Performance Poetry podcast series launches

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Cristin is thrilled that her United States of Performance Poetry podcast series was launched on July 4, 2012 on the IndieFeed Performance Poetry Podcast. The series — which is supported by the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and the Performance Poetry Preservation Project (P4) — aims to celebrate regionalism in American poetry. The first five poems celebrate are available now for your listening pleasure — just click the poet’s name’s for the direct link: Bob Hicok on Michigan; Will Evans on Columbus, OH; Rich Ferguson on Los Angeles; Tony Brown on Worcester, MA; and Andrea Gibson on Maine. Stay tuned as future shows roll out in the upcoming months. If you are poet who has a poem that fits the theme, please be sure to click the “Call for Submissions” link on the right hand of the screen and submit!

New Poetry by Cristin is forthcoming in PANK Magazine Print Issue #7

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Cristin is honored to be in [PANK] magazine’s upcoming print issue, alongside amazing writers like Sommer Browning, Rebecca Cook, DW Lichtenberg, James May and Kevin Sampsell, among others! I am also honored that my poem, “My Tiny God,” is one of the teaser poems for the issue! Click here to read the poem. Click HERE to buy the issue! And Click HERE to subscribe to PANK! I’ve been subscriber since issue two, and have never been disappointed!

Cristin has two new poems in the latest issue of “Union Station Magazine”

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Cristin is thrilled to have two new poems in the latest issue of Union Station Magazing, alongside poets Anis Mojgani, Marty McConnell, Sam Sax, Rich Villar and Ed Menchavez, among others. To check out the issue, click here.

Cristin’s Poetry is Selected As Poem-of-the-Week on Verse Daily

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Cristin is honored that the lit site Verse Daily chose her poem, “December,” as poem of the week of May 14th, 2012 for its Web Weekly series, which highlights the best of poetry published online. The poem was originally published by the online lit journal Muzzle. Click here for the Verse Daily’s official Web Weekly page.

Cristin to Perform at ND with Rachel McKibbens, Mindy Nettifee, Anis Mojgani and Shappy Seasholtz

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Cristin is very excited to be joining The Last Nerve’s Mindy Nettifee and Rachel McKibbens, as well her local Austin pals Anis Mojgani & Shappy Seasholtz, in Cinco de Mayo celebration of poetry at the ND. Of the event, Nettifee writes, “If you think for one second we are not going to do this RIGHT you are WRONG. Get ready Austinites, for the funnest Saturday night of poetry ever.” Doors at 7:30. $5 cover, but “anyone whose birthday is May 5th or who ALSO beat Napolean in a battle gets in free.” For more information or to RSVP & spread the word, click here.

New Poetry by Cristin Published in FRiGG Magazine

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Three new poems by Cristin — “November,” “February” and “July” — were published in the Spring 2012 issue of FRiGG Magazine, along side her poet pals Sean Patrick Mulroy and Adam Falkner, both from the New York City Poetry Slam scene. To read Cristin’s poems as well as the rest of incredible work in this issue, please click here.

Cristin Interviewed in Monkeybicycle

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The indie lit journal Monkeybicyle interviewed Cristin about her second collection of poetry, Hot Teen Slut, on its popularblog. Indie lit’s own (and Mud Luscious founder) J.A. Tyler asked the questions, which covered topics like love vs. porn, poetry vs. fiction and life after smut-writing. He also wrote of the book that “porn has never been so poetically charged, never rendered with such humor and careful control, making Hot Teen Slut not only a fantastic book but a unique one in every sense of the word.” To read the full interview, please click here.

Cristin Interviewed in Stated Magazine

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Professor, author & poetic raconteur Daniel Nester makes his debut as contributing editor of Stated Magazine with an interview with Cristin. The interview focuses on Cristin’s recently re-issued early work (“We would have to go to the world of records, where recording artist reissues and boxed sets are more common, with demos, alternate takes, non-album B-sides. I know I’m fetishizing these books as objects, but I’m a collector of sorts. That’s what I do.”), but spirals delightfully out of control with topics such as being an double agent in both performance & academics, why slammers love Billy Collins and how the concept of “Meet Internet Only Friends with Awkward Hugs” bridges the words of stage and page. To read the full article, click here.

Cristin to Host Taylor Mali’s Book Release & Celebration

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Cristin is thrilled to be returning to NYC on Saturday April 7th to host a very special event for one of her closest friends, poet Taylor Mali. Twelve years ago, Taylor left his job as a teacher and devoted his life to performing poetry and inspiring people to become teachers. On Saturday April 7, the New York City poetry community is coming together to celebrate two enormous accomplishments: the publication of his books of essays, What Teachers Make (Putnam Adult, 2012) and a celebration of Taylor reaching his goal of inspiring 1,000 people to enter the teaching profession. The show, which will including roasts & toasts, live music and a lot of poetry, will take place at the Bowery Poetry Club (308 Bowery, NY, NY 10012) and the show starts at 8pm. Please show up early for good seats! And for more information, please visit Taylor’s website by clicking here.

Cristin to Perform at Franklin and Marshall College

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Cristin is thrilled to be returning to Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster (PA) for an evening of performance. The event, which is sponsored by Philadelphia Alumni Writers House, is FREE and open the public. Please join students from Franklin and Marshall College (as well as Cristin’s PARENTS) at the event which will take place in the Atrium at Steinman College Center Atrium. For more information, please click here.

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