Official Bio

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Short Bio

Christina Thatcher is a Creative Writing Lecturer at Cardiff Metropolitan University. She keeps busy off campus as Poetry Editor for The Cardiff Review, a tutor for The Poetry School, a member of the Literature Wales Management Board and as a freelance workshop facilitator across the UK. Her poetry and short stories have featured in over 50 publications including The London Magazine, North American Review, Planet Magazine, The Interpreter’s House and more. She has published two poetry collections with Parthian Books: More than you were (2017) and How to Carry Fire (2020). To learn more about Christina’s work please visit her website: christinathatcher.com or follow her on Twitter @writetoempower.

Long Bio

Christina Thatcher is an award-winning poet whose work has featured in over 50 publications including The London Magazine, Planet Magazine, Acumen, North American Review and The Interpreter’s House. She has published two poetry collections with Parthian Books: More than you were (2017) and How to Carry Fire (2020).  Christina has toured internationally, reading her work in the UK, USA, Canada, Costa Rica, Switzerland, and Romania. Poems from her first collection have been translated into Spanish and published with Círculo de Poesía. 

Thatcher grew up in America but has made a happy home in Wales with her husband, Rich, and cat, Miso. She is now a Creative Writing Lecturer at Cardiff Metropolitan University. Thatcher keeps busy off campus too as the Poetry Editor for The Cardiff Review, a tutor for The Poetry School, and as a freelance workshop facilitator across the UK. She is also a member of the Literature Wales Management Board.

To learn more about Thatcher’s work visit her website: christinathatcher.com or follow her on Twitter: @writetoempower.