Christina M. Rau

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Christina M. Rau is the author of the 2018 Elgin Award winning poetry collection, Liberating The Astronauts ( Aqueduct Press, 2017). Her poetry chapbooks include WakeBreatheMove (Finishing Line Press, 2015) and For The Girls, I (Dancing Girl Press, 2014). She is the founder of the Long Island reading circuit Poets In Nassau, and she has shared her poetry in readings and workshops across the U. S. Her poetry has appeared on gallery walls in The Ekphrastic Poster Show and on car magnets for The Living Poetry Project. She teaches English at Nassau Community College where she also serves as Poetry Editor for The Nassau Review. In her non-writing life, she teaches yoga occasionally and line dances on other occasions.

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Liberating the Astronauts

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It’s Amazing What Windows Movie Maker Can Do

When Liberating The Astronautswas about to launch, I made a bunch of trailers for it. Then I didn’t make videos for a while.

A few months ago, I spent several hours glued to my laptop, suddenly motivated to make a poetry video. It was for a contest, but really, it was for me.

I found out today that I didn’t win the contest, which means it’s available to live here instead. Here ya go.

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