Christine Miscione’s work has appeared in various Canadian publications, including Exile: The Literary Quarterly, This Magazine and The Puritan. In 2011, she received the Hamilton Arts Award for Best Emerging Writer. In 2012, her story Skin Just, won first place in the Gloria Vanderbilt/Exile Editions CVC Short Fiction Contest (emerging writer category). Christine’s debut story collection, Auxiliary Skins, was released in 2013. Carafola is her first novel. Christine lives in Dundas, Ontario.