Chrissie Gittins

Chrissie Gittins was born in Lancashire and lives in South London. Her award winning stories have been published in magazines and anthologies, and broadcast on BBC Radio 4. Her first poetry collection is Armature (Arc, 2003). Her first children’s poetry collection Now You See Me, Now You ... (Rabbit Hole, 2002) was shortlisted for the inaugural CLPE Poetry Award in 2003. Her second children’s poetry collection is I Don’t Want an Avocado for an Uncle (Rabbit Hole, 2006). Her plays for BBC Radio 4 include Starved for Love, Life Assurance and Dinner in the Iguanodon.