Christina Hutchins

Hutchins, Christina 2016

Christina Hutchins (’03,’06,’10,’13, ’16): Christina Hutchins’ Tender the Maker (Utah State University, 2015) won the May Swenson Award. She is also the author of The Stranger Dissolves (Sixteen Rivers, 2011), and the chapbooks, Radiantly We Inhabit the Air (Becker Prize, 2011) and Collecting Light (1999). Her poems have appeared in Antioch Review, The New Republic, Prairie Schooner, Salmagundi, The Southern Review, The Women’s Review of Books. Her work has been awarded The Missouri Review Editors’ Prize, National Poetry Review Finch Prize, two Money for Women Awards, and the James Phelan Award. She has received fellowships from Villa Montalvo Center for the Arts and Summer Literary Seminars in St. Petersburg, Russia. She holds degrees from UC Davis, Harvard, and Graduate Theological Union, teaches in Berkeley, and was the first poet laureate of Albany, CA.