Christine Simokaitis
College of Arts and Sciences
(773) 442-5810
Creative writing, college writing, contemporary fiction, creative nonfiction
Courses Taught
ENGL 101 Writing I
ENGL 109E FYE: Your Chicago: Write On!
ENGL 203 The World of Fiction
ENGL 235 Introduction to Creative Writing
ENGL 395 Craft of the Short Story
ENGL 397 Summer Creative Writing Institute
Research Interests
Contemporary fiction, flash fiction, creative nonfiction, hybrid forms, women's literature

MFA Goddard College

Selected Publications

"Weaning," Are We Feeling Better Yet? Women Speak About Healthcare in America? Penultimate Press Inc.
"(A)Vocation," matchbook
"Bedazzled," Paper Darts
"The Beginning of the End," "A Rest," "Cardiac Arrest," "St. Philomena," FRiGG
"Catalog of Dreams," Natural Bridge

Selected Performances

AWP, Tuesday Funk, Essay Fiesta, Story Club, That's All She Wrote, Women and Children First, Atlantic Center for the Arts, Loose Chicks, Annoyance Theater

Room LWH 2050
Northeastern Illinois University
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

(773) 442-5810
Office Hours
Spring 2022 Virtual Student Hours
11:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Tuesdays in person

Otherwise by Zoom appointment. Email to arrange at
Main Campus