Christine Stoddard


Christine Stoddard is a Salvadoran-American  writer, actor, director, and artist creating books, films, plays, paintings, etc.  She wrote/directed the play Mi Abuela, Queen of Nightmares and the film Sirena's Gallery, and authored the books Heaven is a Photograph, Desert Fox by the Sea, and Water for the Cactus Woman, among others. Previously, she was the first-ever artist-in-residence at Lenox Hill Neighborhood House in Manhattan and an AnkhLave Arts Alliance fellow at the Queens Botanical Garden. As an undergrad, she created Quail Bell Magazine and founded Quail Bell Press & Productions, which she runs today.