Christine Estima is a playwright, novelist, actress, and arts journalist sleeping in some forgotten corner of a European railway station.
Her writing has appeared in Bitch Magazine, CBC, The National Post, NOW Magazine, Matrix Magazine, Exclaim!, Chart Magazine, The Malahat Review, Descant Literary Journal, Room Magazine, UKULA, CanPlay, The Encyclopedia of Modern Drama, Canadian Theatre Review, the travel anthology Navigating Customs: A Tendril Anthology (Cumulus Press), and the literary anthology TOK: Writing the New Toronto.
Playwrighting credits include, Vignettes In The Dark (2004, Toronto Fringe Festival), The Spadina Monologues (2005, The New Ideas Festival, Alumnae Theatre; 2007, Theatre Passe Muraille backspace, 2010 Foundry Theatre), and The Central Line (2009, International Women Playwrights Conference, Mumbai).
Christine holds a Master of Arts degree in Interdisciplinary Studies from York Univeristy (Toronto, Canada). Her award-nominated thesis explores narratives of gendered-ethnicities on the Toronto stage, post 9/11. Try saying that five times, really fast.
Christina was part of DD’s 2010 short form mentorship program.