Christine Borne is a writer, editor, and recipient of the 2012 Creative Workforce Fellowship in Literature. She is the editor-in-chief of the Cleveland Review, which she co-founded with Katheryn Norris, Camilla Grigsby, and Wells Addington in 2010. Christine earned a B.A. in English from Cleveland State University in 2000 and a Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science from Kent State University in 2002. She has worked for numerous Cleveland cultural institutions including the Shaker Heights Library, the Cleveland Museum of Art, the Western Reserve Historical Society, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum’s new Library and Archives, and Loganberry Books. In July 2011 Christine attended the Tin House Summer Writers’ Conference where she workshopped an excerpt from her novel Coming Home to Die: How Robbie Brennan Gave Up His Dreams and Slunk Back to the Rust Belt. Christine has lived in Montana, New Jersey and New York, and currently resides in the Cudell-Edgewater neighborhood of Cleveland with her husband, James Nickras. She enjoys drinking sherry, watching Columbo, and listening to Hüsker Dü, and is currently working on a YA novel about the Krampus.