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Christina Cooke’s fiction and non-fiction have previously appeared in PRISM international, The Caribbean Writer, Prairie Schooner, Epiphany: A Literary Journal, and elsewhere. A MacDowell Fellow, she holds a Master of Arts degree from the University of New Brunswick and a Master of Fine Arts degree from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. “Homecoming” is an excerpt from her debut novel, Broughtupsy, which will be published by Catapult in 2024. Born in Jamaica, Christina is now a Canadian citizen who lives and writes in New York City. 

Award History

2023 Winner

Writers’ Trust McClelland & Stewart Journey Prize
for 2023 Journey Prize Stories