Christina Conrad lives in New Zealand. She is a poet, playwright and painter & sculptor. She is listed in the Bloomsbury Book of Women Writers (U.K.) and her poems have been anthologized in Kiwi & Emu (ed. by Barbara Petrie),The Penguin Book of Contemporary New Zealand Verse (ed. by Ian Wedde) and The Oxford Book of Modern New Zealand Poetry (ed. by Vincent Sullivan). In June, 2000, the University of Auckland Press published a selection of Conrad’s poems in Big Smoke, their definitive anthology of New Zealand poetry in the 1960s and 70s. She is the mother of four.