Christine Utz is a Florida transplant presently
living and writing in Brooklyn, New York. Though many do not
consider Florida a part of The South, she is quick to correct this
error. The humid, hurricane waters of the peninsula she calls home
have undeniably influenced her palate and dress code. She happily
teaches Composition at St. John’s University, Adelphi University,
and Kingsborough Community College.
Her fiction has
appeared in the Cellar Door Anthology,
BorderSenses, Curbside Quotidian, Dr.
Hurley’s Snake Oil Cure, Gloom Cupboard, and
Fiction Fix. She has lectured on the Occupy Wall Street
movement and coauthored a book about the subject entitled
Occupying Wall Street: The Inside Story of an Action that
In March of
2013, Christine will be facilitating a panel discussion entitled
“The Post MFA Hustle: Surviving (Literally and Creatively) in the
Current Climate,” concerning the practical challenges faced by
emerging writers at the annual Association for Writers and Writing
Programs (AWP) conference in Boston.