Christina Rodriguez

Chicago, IL 60626

Author's Bio

Christina D. Rodriguez is a Queens-born Puerto Rican writer/artist, trying to live this thing called, "The Writer's Life". As an aspiring arts journalist with a B.A. in Journalism from Brooklyn College, she blogs about her writing life on her site, The Write Queen ( She is also the editor for the literary journal ( Her writing has appeared in QueensZine, a handful of stones, Daily Love,, High Coup Journal, Train Write, Short, Fast, and Deadly, 50 to 1, fri haiku, rust+moth, Other Rooms Press, Yes, Poetry, The Body Narratives, The Operating System and the anthologies, pay attention: a river of stones, Old Hollywood, Skeletons, and A Thing of Beauty Painted By Words as well as various college publications. Christina is pursuing her Master's degree in Arts Management at the Columbia College of Chicago as of Fall 2014 to expand on her emerging online media company, Establishing Artists for Tomorrow Media Group ( Her hope is not to touch millions with the power of one word, but to touch one with the power of a stream of words.

Publications and Prizes

A Handful Of Stones,, Daily Love, High Coup Journal, Rust+Moth Journal, Short, Fast, and Deadly, Yes, Poetry
Prizes Won: 
The Awesome Sauce Award from High Coup Journal, October 2010; CUNY Brooklyn College Department of English: The Dean Myrtle Saxe Jacobson Award in Expository Prose, May 2008

More Information

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Gives readings: 
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Identifies as: 
Latino/Latina, Puerto Rican, Spanish American
Prefers to work with: 
Adults, At Risk Youth, Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender, Hospital patients, Naturalists/Environmentalists, Seniors, Teachers, Teenagers
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Raised in: 
South Ozone Park, NY
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Last updated: Apr 02, 2015