Christine Hennessey lives and writes in coastal North Carolina, where she shares a home with sixteen chickens, two beehives, one giant dog, and her husband. She earned her MFA from the University of North Carolina Wilmington in 2014 and currently works as the social media and content specialist at a software company. Her writing has appeared in Necessary Fiction, The Boiler, Bodega, Heavy Feather Review, Prime Number, and LIT, among others, and she has received fellowships to Aspen Summer Words and the Vermont Studio Center. Her novel-in-progress, HIVE BODY, was a semi-finalist for the James Jones First Novel Fellowship. Christine is currently at work on a second novel about a one hit wonder and a short story collection about Long Island. She is represented by Peter Steinberg of Foundry Literary + Media.


In her non-writing life, Christine enjoys reading, running, feminism, Instagram, coffee, breweries, local politics, petting other people’s dogs, and puns. She is an avid supporter of the Oxford comma.