Christine Green is a freelance writer in Brockport, NY . She currently writes a literary arts column for Rochester's (585) Magazine. Green hosts a monthly literary salon, Words on the Verge, at A Different Path Gallery. She grew up in San Jose, CA and holds a bachelor’s degree in anthropology from UC Berkeley and a master’s degree in historical archaeology from the College of William and Mary. She is a 2016 Pink Door Literary Fellow and a member of the Listen to Your Mother 2017 Rochester cast.She has been published in Story Bleed, Genesee Valley Parent, aaduna, the Democrat and Chronicle, the American Cancer Society’s Choose You Blog, Healthy Urban Kitchen, Germ Magazine, The Light Ekphrastic, Naptime Notebook, Big Brick Review, Laundry, and Mused Literary Review. She has essays in the anthologies Mother Muse and Motherly Musings.
With its roots in 19th Century lore, African-American military history finally comes to light By Christine Green [caption id=attachment_1243 align=alignright width=300] Buffalo Soldier color guard Robert Burgess, Shirley Boone and Bing Reaves, a retired police officer who helps run the group.
The speak easy reading series opens its door to area writers
By Christine Green [caption id=attachment_825 align=alignright width=125] Becky Skovgaard[/caption] Certified nurse-midwife Rebecca Skovgaard loved night shifts on the maternity floor at Highland Hospital before her retirement from Strong Midwifery at the University of Rochester.
New memoir shines a light on local newsrooms
Nonprofit has been serving Rochester community since 2001 Walls of vivid blue with bright orange, deep red, and lime green accents greet visitors to 13thirty Cancer Connect, a support group for teens and young adults living with cancer. Lauren Spiker founded the Rochester-based nonprofit in 2001 as Melissa's Living Legacy Teen Cancer Foundation.
Always Want More is more than a love story. It's more than a teacher-saves-the-school story. It's more than a fast-paced story about urban crime. At its core, it's a Rochester story.
Christine's website and link to her full list of publications
Praise for Christine Green's writing classes.
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Creative Non-fiction & Poetry
By Christine Green Last week my daughter asked me to help her edit and revise some poems she wrote for class. The theme was a rather advanced one: the Bosnian refugee experience. She is anxious and a little sad by nature, and I sensed her nervousness.
At age four, let your mother take you for a short haircut. It will be a wedge in the back with a middle-parted bob in front ala Dorothy Hamill after the 1976 Olympics. Done. But your hair will grow quickly. By first grade it will be very long.
Christine Green and Lynne Parks traded art and words. Lynne shared this photograph with Christine: In response, Christine wrote this poem: Initiation Cueva de las Manos Painted prayers were offered in ochre and charcoal and krylon. This was dark work obscured by rock walls. Priests performed this shadowy ritual without benefit of even the moon...
Press Releases, Professional Letter & Bios, Business Promotion
A sample of press releases
A sample of a business bio and professional letter
A sample pamphlet created for a local literary reading series