Photo credit: Panther Sohi

Christine Estima

Photo credit: Panther Sohi

Christine Estima

Christine Estima is an Arab woman of mixed ethnicity (Lebanese, Syrian and Portuguese) whose essays and short stories have appeared in the New York Times, the Walrus, VICE, the Globe and Mail, Chatelaine, Maisonneuve and many more. She was shortlisted for the 2018 Allan Slaight Prize for Journalism, longlisted for the 2015 CBC Canada Writes Creative Nonfiction prize, and a finalist for the 2011 Writers’ Union of Canada short prose competition. Born in Trois-Rivières and raised in Montreal, she lives in Toronto.

Christine Estima is published by House of Anansi Press

Photo credit: Panther Sohi

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The Syrian Ladies Benevolent Society by Christine Estima, 2023

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