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Cristina M. R. Norcross

Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, United States


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Cristina M.R. Norcross resides in the U.S., dividing her
time between Wisconsin and New England with her
husband and her two sons. She graduated with a B.A.
Honors Degree in English Literature from the University of
Ottawa, Canada. Cristina lived in London, England for 5
years where she worked in publishing and taught high
school level English. She also taught creative writing and
language skills at a youth organization and is the author
of a grammar usage manual. Cristina attended the Winter
Writers Series at the Featherstone Center for the Arts and
also studied with Nancy Slonim Aronie (author of WRITING
FROM THE HEART) while living on Martha's Vineyard, MA.
Ms. Norcross has had over 50 short stories, poems and
articles published in literary magazines in England, Wales,
The United States, Canada and Algeria. Cristina has been
published in both English and German. Cristina's first
book Land & Sea: Poetry Inspired by Art, featuring the
paintings of Irene Ruddock, was published in December
2006, reprinted with a 2nd Edition in September 2007,
and is available at: select bookstores, galleries,, and Ms. Norcross has a second
book of poetry, The Red Drum, published in
November 2008, available on and
Cristina recently completed the manuscript for her third
book of poetry inspired by art, with Fine Art photographer
Pat Bashford: LIVING NATURE'S MOMENTS. Publication
details coming soon! Ms. Norcross is currently working on
poems for her fourth book with visual artist, Jennifer
Peņa: SOUL STORIES. To read a larger selection of poetry
by Cristina M. R. Norcross and to read what other authors
are saying about her work, please visit her profile page:

"Firkin Fiction" on the Author Nation website.

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partner as well as "... a room of one's own".

My official website with samples of my writing can be
viewed at:

You can see my writer's blog at:

I also have an on-line store that sells my writer's site logo
on t-shirts, mugs, etc...

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Interests: Novel writing, screenwriting, short story form, poetry, ekphrastic poetry, book reviews, general non-fiction articles.

Published writer: Yes

Freelance: Yes


Published works:


  • The Best of Acorn 1999: Short Story - "Mother and Child"
  • Nonfiction

  • Non-fiction Article: "Being an Authentic Writer"
  • Non-fiction Article: "The Power of Saying Thank You"
  • Poetry

  • The Red Drum
  • Land and Sea: Poetry Inspired by Art