Christina M. Rau

Christina M. Rau is the author of the sci-fi fem poetry collection, Liberating The Astronauts (Aqueduct Press, 2017), and the chapbooks WakeBreatheMove (Finishing Line Press, 2015) and For The Girls, I (Dancing Girl Press, 2014). In her non-writing life, she teaches yoga occasionally and line dances on other occasions.

Poetry Out Loud: The Finale Edition!

Getting Whitmanian: Walt Whitman At The New York Public Library

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Highlights From the 2019 AWP Book Fair

The 2019 AWP book fair hosted so many book publishers, magazines, journals, and all readable things. An attendee rounded up some highlights.

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13 Daughter Poems From Moms, Dads, and Daughters

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