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Christie Watson

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Christie trained as a paediatric nurse at Great Ormond Street Hospital, and worked as a nurse, educator and senior sister, for over ten years before joining UEA for her MA in Creative Writing, where she won the Malcolm Bradbury Bursary. Christie lives in South London with her Nigerian Muslim partner, and their large dual heritage, multi-faith family.

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Tiny Sunbirds, Far Away

4.06 avg rating — 3,522 ratings — published 2011 — 25 editions
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Where Women Are Kings

4.10 avg rating — 695 ratings — published 2013 — 15 editions
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The Language of Kindness: A...

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Feathers

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“Sometimes, things fall apart...so we can put them together in a new way. It is time to make things right.”
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