Christina McRae lives and works in Wolfville, Nova Scotia. Her work appears in many literary journals including Grain, Arc, Descant, The New Quarterly, Prairie Fire, Room, Windsor Review, and Understorey Magazine. Several poems also appear in Letting Go: An Anthology of Loss and Survival, published by Black Moss Press (2004). Her first full-length collection, Next to Nothing, was published by Wolsak and Wynn in 2009.
- ReLit Award nominee in recognition of best new literary work published by Canadian independent publishers, 2010
- First place, Atlantic Writing Competition for poetry, Writers’ Federation of Nova Scotia, 2002
- Poem selected for WFNS’s Poetry in Motion competition, 2021 (poem installed on Metro Transit buses and a postcard publication)
- Runner-up for WFNS’s best postcard poem competition, 2022 and 2021 (postcard publication)