Christine Butterworth-McDermott’s writing has appeared or is forthcoming in Alaska Quarterly Review, Cimarron Review, The Massachusetts Review, The Normal School, River Styx, and Southeast Review, among others. She is the author of a chapbook, Tales on Tales: Sestinas (2010) and the full-length collection, Woods & Water, Wolves & Women (2012) and the founder and co-editor of Gingerbread House Literary Magazine.  Her second full-length collection of poems, Evelyn As (Fomite) has just been published and a chapbook, All Breathing Heartbreak (Dancing Girl Press) is forthcoming.

A graduate of Purdue University, she lives and works in Nacogdoches, Texas.