My chapbook is now available for preorder!



Yes! My chapbook, The Buried Return, is now available for preorder. Why preorder? Because the pressrun is determined by presales – so the more you buy, the more Finishing Line will print! So please, make my holiday season and purchase a copy (or twelve)!


Chapbook Accepted!

Finishing Line Press, a great press from Kentucky, accepted my chapbook The Buried Return for publication! If you are interested in presale and promotional information email me your mailing address (christinehstroud(at)

Weave Magazine

My poem “The Alligator” was published in Issue 09 of Weave Magazine which came out last month. I’m excited to have this poem published – it’s a personal favorite! Click here to purchase/subscribe to Weave.

Also, a series of my poems title “Yesterday” were accepted for publication in Sixfold, a completely writer voted journal. Check out their website to find out more about the project.

Clover, A Literary Rag

My poem “I was a young Republican”
has recently been published in the fifth volume of Clover, A Literary Rag. I just received a copy of the journal and I am highly impressed. It’s a very simple, but lovely design and the work within is very impressive. You can by a copy of the journal here or subscribe to the journal here.