Christine Benvenuto is a playwright, fiction and nonfiction writer. She is the author of two works of nonfiction, Shiksa, and Sex Changes, published by St. Martin’s Press. Her short stories, essays, articles and reviews have appeared in many newspapers and magazines, and in anthologies, and one short story is available through Audible and SheBooks. Bridges, a full length play, received a series of staged readings in March 2022, at the LAVA Center, Greenfield, Massachusetts, and on YouTube. A version of some of this material, called The Bridge of her Nose, was performed the same month as part of “Star-Spangled Sabra” in venues around Los Angeles and on Zoom, produced by The Braid, and was performed at Theatre 80 St. Marks in New York City in June 2022. A short story version of The Bridge of Her Nose is published in an anthology by Michigan State University. A short play, You Are Muted, is forthcoming in a multilingual, international anthology to be published in London, and others have been produced for the Boston Theater Marathon and online platforms. A new play, Destination Wedding, received its first public reading at the LAVA Center, Greenfield, MA, in August 2022. She has worked as an editor, taught nonfiction writing and currently leads a play reading group. She has been a research associate at the Five College Women’s Studies Research Center.