with Sabrina Orah Mark
GRACE PALEY FELLOWSHIP
Originally from Australia, Christine Evans writes plays, novels and opera libretti. Her novel, Nadia, is forthcoming from University of Iowa Press (2023). The title characters of River & Maude, the novel she will bring to Under the Volcano, live under a broken bridge in a drowned world, sheltered from the Before. When runaway scientist Maude disappears, teenaged River forms a dangerous alliance with a bio-drone crow to help find and rescue her.
Christine’s other fiction includes novel-in-verse Cloudless (UWAP, Australia, 2015) and the novel Nadia, forthcoming from University of Iowa Press (2023). Other current projects include the libretto for Three Marys, a contemporary chamber opera composed by Andrée Greenwell; and Galilee, a play about sharks, reefs and climate change (Azuka Theater, premiere 2023.) A multiple MacDowell and VCCA fellow, she lives in Washington, DC, where she serves as Professor of Performing Arts at of Georgetown University.
University’s Department of Performing Arts.