Christine is a published author of fiction and non-fiction and a credited screenwriter of feature film scripts. Her work always features strong female characters spanning history.
The Sundance Screenwriters Lab named Christine a finalist, placing her feature film script, DEAR EMILY, based on the life of Emily Dickinson, in the top 10 out of 10,000 entries in 2011. M.Y.R.A. Entertainment (CALL ME BY YOUR NAME) purchased it.
Her feature film script AGENT 355, about America's first female spy, was named a 2022 Table Read My Screenplay Virtual Genre Competition Semifinalist, 2021 Table Read My Screenplay Top 100 History/Biopic, 2020 Quarterfinalist for Your Script Produced! Studios: Season 2, and a 2018 Semifinalist (Top 100) of Table Read My Screenplay Chicago.
Christine writes contemporary LGBTQ+ romance novels, poetry, and short stories under the pseudonym Lucy J. Madison including A Recipe for Love, Personal Foul, I.V. Poems, and In the Direction of the Sun (Labrador Publishing). The Lesbian Review named Personal Foul one of the top 10 Lesbian Sports Romances. In the Direction of the Sun was named a 2018 Best Book Awards Finalist.
Her short stories have appeared in numerous anthologies, such as The One: Stories of Falling in Love Forever (Sapphire Books 2016), A Heart Well Traveled Volume 1 (Sapphire Books 2017), and Tales of Travelrotica for Lesbians (Alyson Books 2006).
She’s authored many bylined articles. Curve Magazine selected her interview with W.N.B.A. legend Sue Bird as the September 2017 cover story. Other bylines include The San Francisco Bay Times, Got Game Magazine, Thysia Literary Magazine, Prism Book Alliance Blog, Confluence, The Tipton Poetry Journal, Beginnings Literary Magazine, The Survivor’s Review, and The Last Stanza Poetry Journal, among many others.
A former standout college basketball player, Christine is the author of Why She Plays: The World of Women’s Basketball (Bison Books 2008). The Women’s Sports Foundation named her a finalist for a Billie Award in Journalism in 2009.
As a ghostwriter, Christine has worked on several non-fiction titles, including an Amazon-bestselling leadership book.
Christine received a Master of Arts in Liberal Studies from Wesleyan University and is the recipient of the Rulewater Prize.
Beyond writing, Christine is an expert marketing consultant with over 25 years of experience specializing in end-to-end creative solutions for an exclusive worldwide client list. She possesses wide-ranging experience developing strategic plans, branding, advertising, P.R. programs, and writing in any medium for any purpose. Before launching CB Creative in 2009, she was a college spokesperson and senior public relations official.
The Middletown Connecticut Sports Hall of Fame inducted Christine into their 2011 class for her high school accomplishments as a three-sport athlete at Mercy High School in Middletown, Connecticut. Mount Saint Mary College inducted Christine into its Athletic Hall of Fame in 2015 for her achievements as a basketball player.
Christine resides in shoreline, Connecticut, and Provincetown, MA. She enjoys hiking, landscape photography, and cooking. She is a member of the WGA East Indie Film Caucus. Christine is also the vice president of the Provincetown Theater Board of Directors.
2022 Finalist Screenplay Festival RED RIVER REUNION (current) with John Layne
2022 PTS Genre Quarterfinalist RED RIVER REUNION (current) with John Layne
2022 Semifinalist ISA Table Read My Screenplay Genre Competition AGENT 355
2022 Second Round Selection ISA Fast Track Fellowship AGENT 355
2021 Table Read My Screenplay Top 100 Historical/Biopic AGENT 355
2021 Quarterfinalist Your Script Produced Studios Season 2 AGENT 355
2018 Frolic Media Six Sexy Sports Romances Personal Foul
2017 Best Book Award Finalist In the Direction of the Sun
2017 Table Read My Screenplay Chicago Semi-Finalist AGENT 355
2013 Distinguished Alumni Award Mount Saint Mary College (NY)
2011 Sundance Screenwriter’s Lab Finalist (Top 10) DEAR EMILY2015 Mount Saint Mary College (N.Y.) Athletic Hall of Fame
2011 Middletown (C.T.) Sports Hall of Fame Inductee
2009 Women’s Sports Foundation Billie Award for Journalism Finalist
2009 Rockland County (N.Y.) Forty Under 40
2008 PROUD Woman of the Year (Hudson Valley, NY)
2006 Wesleyan University Rulewater Prize