Christine Stark


Christine Stark is an award-winning writer and visual artist whose work has been published in numerous periodicals and anthologies, including The Florida Review; Feminist Studies; Poetry Motel; Hawk and Handsaw: the Journal of Creative Sustainability; Birthed From Scorched Hearts; To Plead Our Own Cause: Narratives of Modern Slavery; and Primavera. She is a co-editor (with Rebecca Whisnant) of Not for Sale, an international anthology on sexual violence and her poem, “Momma’s Song,” has been released as part of the double CD/manga Deadly She-Wolf Assassin at Armageddon/ Momma’s Song in collaboration with musician Fred Ho. She is a 2009 Pushcart Prize nominee in fiction and a 2010 Loft Mentorship winner in creative non-fiction. She regularly shows and publishes her visual art in galleries and periodicals. She also speaks nationally and internationally on a variety of social justice issues at universities, conferences, and rallies. Christine teaches writing at Metropolitan State University and Normandale Community College. She lives in Minneapolis with her partner, April.