I like to listen to my mother’s voice; the sounds she makes in an English-Korean mashup; we are each the other’s dictionary....more
Christine No is an Oakland-based writer and filmmaker. She is a Sundance Alum, VONA Fellow, Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net 2017 nominee, and the First Place Poetry Winner the 2016 Litquake Writing Contest. Christine is proponent of ridding the stigma surrounding mental health, acknowledging radical vulnerability as strength, and fostering community as family. She believes that Magic exists in strange places. She is the host of Nomadic Press’s monthly reading series GET LIT and a board member/curator with Quiet Lightning. You can find her work in: The Rumpus, sPARKLE+bLINK, Columbia Journal, Story Online, Apogee, Atlas and Alice, and various anthologies. Christine’s got two chapbooks, one website, and a pit bull named Brandy. She’s weird, can’t go a day without spilling something on herself, and she’s nice. Give her a high five—she’s into those.