photo by Kaeti Wigeland
photo by Kaeti Wigeland

CHRISTINA M. RAU is the author of the poetry chapbooks WakeBreatheMove (Finishing Line Press, 2015) and For The Girls, I (Dancing Girl Press, 2014). Founder of Poets In Nassau, a reading circuit on Long Island, NY, her poetry has appeared on gallery walls in The Ekphrastic Poster Show, on car magnets for The Living Poetry Project, and most recently in the journals Queen Mob’s Teahouse and Meniscus. In her non-writing life, she practices yoga occasionally and line dances on other occasions. She blogs at and does everything else at

“The Weight Between Want and Desire” and “Washerwomen”FLAPPERHOUSE #9 (Spring 2016)

“Maggots: A Rapture” and “Legacy of Strega”FLAPPERHOUSE X (Summer 2016)

“Object Permanence” and “Static”FLAPPERHOUSE #13 (Spring 2017)