Christine Hanolsy is a (primarily) science fiction and fantasy writer who simply cannot resist a love story. She serves on the editorial staff of the online writing community YeahWrite, where her portfolio includes microprose, flash fiction, and poetry. She completed her first novel—tentatively titled The Copper Dragon, a post-technological pseudo-steampunk sci-fi adventure—with co-author Rowan Beckett Grigsby in 2018; they are actively seeking representation. Christine lives in the Pacific Northwest with her wife and their two sons.
Check out her 2019 Awards-Eligible Publications!
If you’re looking for some good writing advice, Christine recommends Neil Gaiman’s 8 Good Writing Practices, especially #1 (“Write.”) and #2 (“Put one word after another. Find the right word, put it down.”)
- Afterimage (in Crush: Stories about Love, MidnightSun Publishing, September 2017)
- Modern Girls (in Enchanted Conversation, February, 2018)
- The Ocean Is Not My Lover (in Five Minutes at Hotel Stormcove, Atthis Arts, May 2019)
- Rain (in Itty Bitty Writing Place: A Flash Fiction Anthology, June 2019)
- Overcome (with Rowan Beckett Grigsby (in Heroines & Hellions: A Sirens Benefit Anthology, September, 2019)
- The Siren and the Switch (in Fantastic Trains: An Anthology of Phantasmagorical Engines and Rail Riders, Edge Science Fiction and Fantasy Publishing, September, 2019)
- How to Remodel (in Dead Housekeeping, August, 2018)
- How to Dust (in The Timberline Review, August, 2019)
Awards & Contests
- Rights and Privileges, BlogHer Voices of the Year Award & Community Keynote Speaker (July, 2015)
- Festival, Finalist, 47th New Millennium Award for Flash Fiction (April, 2019)
“Christine Hanolsy’s surreal “The Siren and the Switch” conjures a stunningly strange landscape and explores the potential destinies of those who travel through it.” —Publishers Weekly, 9/23/19