Cristina Oxtra is a Filipino American author living in Minnesota. She earned

an MFA in creative writing for children and young adults at Hamline University

and BA in journalism. She writes fiction and nonfiction, from picture books and 

chapter books to middle grade and graphic novels. She was awarded the Loft

Literary Center's 2019-2020 Mirrors & Windows Fellowship for indigenous writers and writers of color and is a teaching artist at the Loft. 

       Cristina is a U.S. military veteran and a former journalist and educator. 

Besides writing, she enjoys spending time with family, martial arts, cooking, 

baking, watching TV shows about the supernatural, paranormal, mysteries, culinary arts, reading comic books and graphic novels, and going to comic book conventions. She dreams of writing a story for Pixar one day.

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