Christina Collins is the author of the middle grade novel After Zero, forthcoming from Sourcebooks Jabberwocky in September 2018. She holds an MFA in creative writing from George Mason University and is finishing a PhD in the same at Queen’s University Belfast. Once upon a time, she edited magazines for a living, and before that, she received her BA in English and women’s and gender studies from the College of the Holy Cross, spending her junior year abroad at the University of Oxford. She has taught creative writing at both Queen’s and George Mason and was a writer-in-residence at the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts as well as the Art Commune program in Armenia. You can visit her at www.christinacollinsbooks.com.