Christina Zawadiwsky is Ukrainian-American, born in New York City.
She has a degree in Fine Arts and is a poet, artist, journalist, critic and TV producer.
has received a National Endowment for the Arts award, two Wisconsin Arts Board
awards, a Coordinating Council of Literary Magazines
award and an Art Futures award, among other honors.
She was the originator and producer of Where the Waters Meet, a local TV series created to facilitate the voices of artists of all genres in the media, for which she won two national and twenty local awards and a Commitment to Community Television award.
She is a contributing editor to the annual Pushcart Prize Anthology (and has received one herself), the recipient of an Outstanding Achievement Award from the Wisconsin Library Association (for her book The Hand On The Head Of Lazarus), has published several books of poetry and has published poetry and fiction in hundreds of literary periodicals.
In addition to reviewing poetry books for FutureCycle Press
has reviewed (online) music for Music Room Reviews, films for Movie Room Reviews, Movie Scribes, and FilmSay, books and films for Book Room Reviews, and books for The Small Press Review (print editions).
also creates and shows collages professionally.