Michael Christie





Michael Christie

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Thunder Bay, Canada
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Michael Christie was born in Thunder Bay, Ontario. He moved to Vancouver immediately following high school to pursue a career in skateboarding. Shortly thereafter, he enrolled at Simon Fraser University where he earned an undergraduate degree in psychology.

After graduation, he found a job in an emergency homeless shelter on Vancouver's Downtown Eastside. He worked there for five years, performing various duties including outreach and client advocacy. From there he went to an outreach program based in the Provincial Criminal Court that assisted severely mentally ill people who were charged with crimes navigate the legal system. He visited his clients in cells and searched them out in the community, often in the area's notorious hotels. Durin...more


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Discard: Short Story
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Emergency Contact: Short Story
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The Quiet: Short Story
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The Extra: Short Story
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