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Christine Hume was born in 1968 and has lived in sixteen different States and countries. She is the author of Musca Domestica (Beacon Press 2000), winner of the Barnard New Women Poets Prize; Alaskaphrenia (New Issues 2004), winner of the Green Rose Award and Small Press Traffic’s 2005 Best Book of the Year Award; and Lullaby, a chapbook (Ugly Duckling Presse 2007) Her work has been included in anthologies such as Best American Poetry 1997 (Scribner), American Poetry: the Next Generation (Carnegie Mellon2000), No Crossing Guards (University of Iowa 2004), Isn’t It Romantic? (Verse 2004), The Verse Book of Interviews (Verse 2005), and Legitimate Dangers: American Poets of the New Century (Sarabande 2006), Not For Mothers Only (Fence 2007) and 12x12 (University of Georgia, 2008). Her work has been translated into German, Dutch, and Slovenian. In 2002, she was one of two Americans invited to an international festival, “Days of Poetry and Wine” in Slovenia; in 2006, she taught a poetry workshop in St. Petersburg for Summer Literary Seminars. She has written reviews and critical essays for a number of journals--Contemporary Literature, Rain Taxi, Chicago Review, Constant Critic--as well as for the American Poets in the 21st Century series (three volumes by Wesleyan 2002; 2006; 2009). The Wurlitzer Foundation in Taos, Valaparisio Foundation in Spain, Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, and MacDowell Colony in New Hampshire have awarded her residencies

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