Born and raised in Arlington, Virginia, Christine is a Salvadoran-Scottish-American writer and artist now based in New York City. She also is the founding editor of Quail Bell Magazine. Her work has appeared in Marie Claire, Cosmopolitan, Bustle, Native Peoples Magazine, The Feminist Wire, the New York Transit Museum, the Queens Museum, the Condé Nast Building, and beyond. Her work has been recognized by the Puffin Foundation, Folio Magazine, the Library of Virginia, Time Out New York, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, Style Weekly, and beyond. When Christine is not creating art, literature, and media, chances are she's consuming them for fun and personal fulfillment. She lives with her husband and their ever-growing collection of books in Brooklyn.
Christine has given talks about storytelling and led workshops on writing, film, photography, and comics at several respected organizations. She has also publicly read her writing and screened her films on many occasions. These opportunities have allowed her to work with both children and adults. Here are a few of the places where Christine has spoke, instructed, and exhibited her work:
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