The Poetry of Christina Strigas

Check our Nicholas Trandahl’s review of my poetry.

Nicholas Trandahl


I set out to write a review on here of Christina Strigas’ debut poetry collection In My Own Flood (she had a recently-published chapbook as well entitled Your Ink On My Soul), but I found that I could not write a review of that book alone. I want to write about her poetry in general, all of her published poetry and what she also posts on her website and on social media. She is also the author of a paranormal romance novel entitled Crush (and available here) and a trilogy of nonfiction novels about a Greek-Canadian model that she co-authored with Zaharoula Sarakinis (available here), but that’s not why I’m here. I don’t know if Strigas would agree with me on this point or not, but I consider her first a foremost a poet.

StrigasI encountered Christina Strigas, a Greek-Canadian dwelling with her husband and kids in Montreal…

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By Christina Strigas

Christina Strigas is a Canadian poet, raised by Greek immigrants, and has written three poetry books. Her latest, Love & Vodka, has been featured by CBC Books in, “Your Ultimate Canadian Poetry List: 68 Poetry Collections Recommended by you.”
LOVE & METAXA, her fourth poetry book is available at all online bookstores..
In her spare time, Christina enjoys foreign cinema, reading the classics, and cooking traditional Greek recipes that have been handed down from her grandmother.

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