Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197
Christine Hume is the author of The Saturation Project (Solid Objects, 2019), a lyric memoir in the form of three interlinked essays, as well as three books of poetry. Her chapbooks include Lullaby: Speculations on the First Active Sense (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2008), Ventifacts (Omnidawn, 2012), Atalanta: an Anatomy (Essay Press, 2016) and a text image collaboration with Jeff Clark, Question Like a Face (Image Text Ithaca, 2017).
She writes, writes about and teaches poetry, sound poetry, experimental essays, text and image work and documentary poetics.
Christine Hume introduced and edited a special #MeToo feature of American Book Review (Spring 2019). Her poetry has been anthologized widely, most recently in Poets in the 21st Century: Poetics of Social Engagement (Wesleyan University Press, 2018). Find her recent essays in Conjunctions, [PANK], The Spectacle, CURA: a Literary Magazine of Art and Action, Architecture and Culture,and Contemporary Literature, Manner of Being: Writers on Their Mentors, (University of Massachusetts Press). Some of her critical work is featured in Extending the Document: Source Material and the Lyric Imagination in Contemporary Poetry,ed. David Ray Vance (Wesleyan); Anne Carson: Ecstatic Lyre, ed. Joshua Marie Wilkinson, (University of Michigan Press), Case on the Line, ed. Emily Rosko and Anton Vander Zee, (University of Iowa) Cartographies of the In-between, ed. Peter Cockelbergh (Litteraria Pragensi/ Philosophy Faculty of Charles University, Prague), three volumes of Poets in the 21st Century, ed. Claudia Rankine (Wesleyan UP), as well as many journals.
She has published, installed and performed sonic work in galleries, at conferences, and at The Volta, Beyond Criticism: The Bee, TextSound, Women Studies Quarterly, Requited, InDiget as well as on numerous radio programs. She participated in the international festival, “Days of Poetry and Wine” in Slovenia; taught workshops in St. Petersburg for Summer Literary Seminars; and in Lisbon, Portugal for Dzanc Books International Literary Program. She has received residencies from Fundacion Valaparaiso in Spain; the Wurlizter Foundation in Taos, New Mexico; MacDowell Colony in New Hampshire; and the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, Massachusetts, and she has been an ITI Fellow at Ithaca College.