Christine Ottoni is a writer based in Toronto. She attended the University of Toronto where she completed her Bachelor of Arts with a double major in English Literature and Philosophy in 2012. She went on to study at the Humber School for Writers where she focused on her short fiction.
Christine's lifestyle writing has appeared on YP.ca, the media branch of the Yellow Pages, and on She Does the City. Her short fiction has appeared in the pages of untethered, The Nashwaak Review, The Alaska Quarterly Review, and Exile Literary Quarterly, among others. She was short-listed for PEN Canada's nomination to the 2016 PEN International New Voices Award and was a featured emerging writer at the 2017 Eden Mills Writers' Festival.
Christine works as a Copywriter and lives in High Park with her partner and a bichon-poodle named June. Her debut short story collection, Cracker Jacks for Misfits, will be published in the fall of 2019 with Exile Editions. It was written with support from the Toronto Arts Council and the Ontario Arts Council.
Christine is currently an MFA candidate at the University of Guelph, where she is developing a novel.