Christy Burbidge is a writer and editor based in New England. Her children’s books focus primarily on building critical thinking skills and empathy through the human-animal bond, wildlife conservation, and mindfulness. Christy has been Associate Copy Editor for Better Than Starbucks Poetry & Fiction Journal since 2018. Her other work has been published in several literary journals and magazines, including Akitsu Quarterly and First Literary Review-East.


Christy has an MSW from Simmons University (2004), a PhD in Expressive Therapies from Lesley University (2012), and works as a clinical coordinator of a therapeutic program.

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