Christine Hume

Christine Hume

About Christine Hume

Christine Hume is an American poet and essayist. She is the author of three books of poetry, Musca Domestica (2000), winner of the Barnard New Women Poets Prize; Alaskaphrenia (2004), winner of the Green Rose Award and Small Press Traffic's Best Book of 2004 Award; and Shot (2010) and two works of nonfiction, Saturation Project and Everything I Never Wanted to Know. Her chapbooks include Lullaby: Speculations on the First Active Sense (Ugly Duckling Press, 2008), Ventifacts (Omnidawn Press, 2012), Hum (Dikembe Press, 2014), Atalanta: an Anatomy (Essay Press, 2016), Question Like a Face (Image Text Ithaca, 2017), a collaboration with Jeff Clark and Red: A Different Shade for Each Person Reading the Story (PANK Books, 2020). Her prose and criticism have appeared in Harper's, Architecture and Culture, Conjunctions, Denver Quarterly, Contemporary Literature, Disability Studies Quarterly, Rain Taxi, Chicago Review, How2, Afgabe, Constant Critic, Womens Studies Quarterly as well as three volumes of a series by Wesleyan University Press, Poets in the 21st Century. In 2019, she edited and introduced a #MeToo focus of American Book Review. She is faculty in the Creative Writing Program at Eastern Michigan University.
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