Christine Rice

Stop Laughing When I Say I’m From Flint (Because It’s Not a Punch Line)

Christine Rice lovingly reflects on her hometown of Flint and reviews its once rich history, now tarnished by the water crisis that residents continue to suffer.   My mother, now 94 years old and living with me in Chicago, cannot believe the news about her town. After all, she lived there for over 30 years­—until my family moved just outside of Flint ... Read the full article
Christine Rice

Christine Rice is the author of Swarm Theory, published by University of Hell Press. Her stories have been published in Roanoke College's Roanoke Review, American University of Beirut’s “Rusted Radishes,” Farleigh Dickinson University’s The Literary Review, and online at Bird’s Thumb. Her writing has appeared in The Millions, Chicago Tribune, Detroit’s Metro Times, The Good Men Project, The Urbaness.com, CellStories.net, F Magazine, and her radio essays have been produced by WBEZ Chicago. Christine is the managing editor of Hypertext Magazine and the director of Hypertext Studio Writing Center. She has been an adjunct professor since 1992 and was recently awarded the 2015 Ragdale Rubin Fellowship.

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