A Writer’s Page

Born and raised in Madison, Wisconsin, Christina Socorro Yovovich has lived in Albuquerque, New Mexico since 1998. Her poetry has appeared in journals such as the Blue Mesa Review, River Styx, Mothers Always Write, and elsewhere. Her nonfiction has appeared in The Hunger, Cagibi, MUTHA Magazine, and elsewhere. She is currently working on a memoir about parenting with bipolar disorder.

Latest Blog Posts

Two Publications

I’m long overdue to update here. I’ve had two publications since my last entry. I published my birth story, “Breathing Through” at Mutha magazine in two parts in September. And then, I published a memoir piece about my entry to the fiber arts, “Clothing Myself in Joy” in Body of Work. Both publications are meaningful…

A Publication in August

Yesterday the Atticus Review published my essay, Book of Proofs. I’m happy and proud to have the essay out in the world. I was asked recently why I choose to write about my mental illness. The fact of my writing about my mental illness is such a fundamental part of me that I rarely think…

Joy Brings Me Back

It has been no secret inside my head that part of the hope behind my year of chasing joy was that it would start to lead me back to writing. For a long time after my son was born, writing was a pursuit on the margins of my life. He simply needed me too much,…

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