Headshot Christina M Rau

Christina M. Rau is the author of the sci-fi fem poetry collection, Liberating The Astronauts (Aqueduct Press, 2017), which won the SFPA 2018 Elgin Award, and the chapbooks WakeBreatheMove (Finishing Line Press, 2015) and For The Girls, I (dancing girl press, 2014). Her poetry has also appeared on gallery walls in The Ekphrastic Poster Show, on car magnets for The Living Poetry Project, and in various literary journals. She is the founder of the Long Island reading circuit, Poets In Nassau, and has read and run workshops for various community groups nationwide. She also writes for Book Riot about all things book-related. She teaches English and Creative Writing at Nassau Community College where she also serves as Editor-in-chief for The Nassau Review. In her non-writing life, when she’s not teaching yoga, she’s watching the Game Show Network.

2021 Events
Sci Fi Fem: Empowering Women Through Speculative Poetry