McKenna, Christina

Christina McKenna
Christina McKenna. Image source author

Christina McKenna was born in Draperstown, County Derry. She graduated in Fine Art and English and exhibited as a painter before becoming a writer.

Her first published work was the memoir My Mother Wore a Yellow Dress (Glasgow, NWP, 2004). With David M. Kiely she co-authored The Dark Sacrament: Exorcism in Modern Ireland (Dublin, Gill & Macmillan, 2006/San Francisco, HarperOne, 2007). She also published Ireland¹s Haunted Women (Dublin, Poolbeg Press, 2010).

Her best-known work is the Tailorstown trilogy of novels: The Misremembered Man (Connecticut, Toby Press, 2010), The Disenchanted Widow (Seattle, Amazon Publishing, 2013) and The Godforsaken Daughter (Seattle, Lake Union Publishing, 2015).

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