Christine Gentry

Teacher. Writer. Storyteller.

Christine Gentry joins BBQ on the list of good things to come out of Texas. She holds a Ph.D. in English Education from Columbia University and currently serves as Director of Teacher Development & Licensure for a network of public high schools in Boston. In what little spare time she has, Christine likes to write short stories, perform in oral storytelling shows, and co-produce/host the Boston branch of The Story Collider. Her writing has been published in Word Riot, The English Record, and Printer's Devil Review magazines, and her oral stories have been featured on The Moth Radio Hour, The Best of RISK!, and This American Life. She is also a Moth GrandSLAM champion and Mainstage performer. Christine is currently working on a memoir project about her family.


  • Links

    July 31, 2017

    A few links to things you might enjoy...

    (1) My SoundCloud page, which hosts several of my stories.

    (2) A Moth performance, recorded at the "Big Breaks" GrandSLAM at Cutler Majestic Theatre in Boston.

    (3) A RISK! performance, recorded at the "Respect" show at The Center for Arts at the Armory in Somerville.

    (4) A collection of dad stories in Printer's Devil Review.

    (5) A dad story featured on The Moth Radio Hour.

    (6) My family story on This American Life.

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