About the author

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Writing stories for children, young adults, & the young at heart.

Cristina is a Filipino American author. She earned an MFA in creative writing for children and young adults and a BA in journalism. She writes fiction and nonfiction, from picture books to middle grade and young adult novels, and most everything else in between.


Cristina is a former journalist and public relations professional. She is also a U.S. military veteran. Besides being an author, she is a full-time middle school and high school educator providing support for underrepresented students. She also established and manages her own scholarship to help minority high school students in need in the community where she works obtain a college education.

​Cristina has loved writing and reading since she was a child growing up in the Philippines. She is passionate about sharing with others the beauty, power, and magic of the written word. She also enjoys cooking, baking, training and competing in Tae Kwon Do, and exploring the supernatural and paranormal. Cristina and her family live in Minnesota.

Cristina Oxtra, Author
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