Christy Shick is a writer, educator, sometimes songstress who teaches at San Francisco State University with an MFA in Creative Writing from City College of New York. Her essays and stories appear in Dogwood: Journal for Poetry and Prose, The Write Launch, The Real Story, Barely South Review, Six Hens literary magazine, among others. She won the Dogwood Prize for Creative Nonfiction in 2022, the Norton Girault Prize for Creative Nonfiction in 2017, and is a frequent finalist in literary competitions.

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