Christine Stark

About

Christine’s opinion piece “Native Women Are Easy Prey for Traffickers” published in the Star and Tribune

Christine Stark named a “Changemaker” for 2012 by the Women’s Press

Read the article here

LammyFinalist_PNGNickels: A Tale of Dissociation was a finalist for a 2011 Lambda Literary Award!

Read an interview with Christine on Psychology Today!

Author: Christine’s groundbreaking novel, Nickels: A Tale of Dissociation,was recently released. Her poem, “Momma’s Song”, is part of a CD/manga by musician Fred Ho and The Afro Asian Ensemble. She is also a co-editor (with Rebecca Whisnant) of Not for Sale, an international anthology about violence against women. Christine’s poetry and prose have been published in numerous periodicals and anthologies and she has won awards for her writing, including a Pushcart nomination, a McKnight grant, and a Loft Mentorship in creative non-fiction.

Artist:  Christine has shown her artwork at numerous galleries throughout the U.S. Her drawings have also been published in a variety of periodicals. See “Events” for information on her shows.

Speaker: Christine has spoken and given readings nationally and internationally at conferences, rallies, and universities about a variety of social justice issues, most especially those related to sexual exploitation. To inquire about bringing her to your event contact her through this website.

Biography: Christine Stark grew up in Minnesota. She was an All-State athlete in soccer and played soccer in the Big Ten. She received her MFA from Minnesota State University at Mankato. She was a grass roots activist for many years before deciding to focus on her writing and art. Currently, she teaches writing at a community college and university in the Twin Cities, runs, writes, draws, and spends time with friends. She has American Indian and European heritage. She lives in Minneapolis with her partner, April, and their dog and cat.