Christine Maul Rice
Christine’s novel-in-stories Swarm Theory (University of Hell Press) was awarded an Independent Publisher Book Award, a National Indie Excellence Award, a Chicago Writers Association Book of the Year award (finalist), and was included in PANK’s Best Books of 2016 and Powell’s Books Midyear Roundup: The Best Books of 2016 So Far. In 2019, Christine was included in New City’s Lit 50: Who Really Books in Chicago 2019 and named One of 30 Writers to Watch by Chicago’s Guild Complex. Most recently, Christine’s short stories, essays, satire, and journalism have been published in Allium, 2020 The Year of the Asterisk, MAKE Literary Magazine, BELT’s Rust Belt Anthology, The Literary Review, and online at The Rumpus, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, The Big Smoke, The Millions, Chicago Tribune, Detroit’s Metro Times, among other publications. Christine founded and is the executive director of the literary arts nonprofit Hypertext Magazine & Studio and the editor of Hypertext Magazine. Christine taught in Columbia College Chicago’s Fiction Writing Department for over 20 years and is excited to return to her alma mater, Valparaiso University, to teach creative writing.
Rice, Christine, Swarm Theory, University of Hell Press, 2016.
Rice, Christine, “Undesirable Interruptions,” The Roanoke Review, Roanoke College, March 2015.
Rice, Christine, “Exacting Revenge,” The Literary Review, Farleigh Dickinson University, February 2015.
Rice, Christine, “Atmospheric Disturbances,” Rusted Radishes Beirut Literary and Art Journal, American University of Beirut, December 2014.
Rice, Christine, “Guilty As Sin.” F Magazine, 2005.
MFA in Creative Writing Combined Writing Degree
Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL
BA in Print Journalism: Individualized
Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN