Courtney Christison is an actress and a writer whose newest love is poetry. She has a double BFA from East Carolina University in Professional Acting and Musical Theatre. In recent years she completed writing her first full-length play, “Wicket Hall Lane,” along with her first full length musical “Mole Town: An Underground Love Story.” You can find more poetry and musings on her blog: courtneymchristison.blogspot.com.
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Flash Fiction Contest
On May 1st, we announced the winners of our Flash Fiction Contest: Thomas Garcia (1st), Rick Krizman (2nd), and Rios de la Luz (3rd). Read more.
The James Baldwin Literature Prize
It is with great pleasure that we announce the winner of The James Baldwin Literature Prize of $1,000 to Hafsa Musa. Read more.