Christina Collins is a writer from Massachusetts living in Northern Ireland. She is the author of the novel After Zero, as well as short fiction, poetry, and nonfiction appearing in more than a dozen periodicals and anthologies. She holds a PhD in creative writing from Queen's University Belfast and an MFA in creative writing from George Mason University, and she has taught at both universities.
She is the Irish Writers Centre's 2020 Roaming Writer-in-Residence and has also been a writer-in-residence at the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts as well as the Art Commune program in Armenia.
Christina grew up in Massachusetts and lived for a time in England (Oxford) and Northern Virginia before moving to Northern Ireland, where she's always on the lookout for castle ruins and secret gardens.