Christina Cooke

Fiction Writer

New York City, NY
New York US

Author's Bio

Christina Cooke’s writing has previously appeared in The Caribbean Writer, Prairie Schooner, PRISM international, Epiphany: A Literary Journal, and elsewhere. A MacDowell Fellow, Journey Prize winner, and Glenna Luschei Prairie Schooner Award winner, she holds a Master of Arts degree from the University of New Brunswick and a Master of Fine Arts degree from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. Born in Jamaica, Christina is now a Canadian citizen who lives and writes in New York City. Broughtupsy is her debut novel.

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Publications & Prizes

The Journey Prize Stories 33 (McClelland & Stewart, 2023)
Broughtupsy (Catapult, 2024)
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The Caribbean Writer
Prizes won: 

Journey Prize 2023

Glenna Luschei Prairie Schooner Award 2022

More Information

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Identifies as: 
African American, BIPOC, Black, Canadian, Caribbean, Caribbean American, Jamaican, Jamaican American, LGBTQ
Prefers to work with: 
Adults, Immigration, LGBTQ, Schools, Women
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Born in: 
Mandeville, MAN
Manchester Parish
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Last update: Dec 08, 2023