Christine Pountney


Christine Pountney is the author of three novels, SWEET JESUS, THE BEST WAY YOU KNOW HOW, and LAST CHANCE TEXACO (longlisted for the Orange Prize in 2000). She has written for Brick Magazine, Flare, Elle, Nuvo, The New York Times Magazine, The Guardian, The Financial Times and The Globe and Mail. She was recently nominated for a National Magazine Award, June 2014, and sold the option to her screenplay adaptation of LAST CHANCE TEXACO. Pountney teaches creative writing in Toronto, and is currently working on a spiritual memoir.

Agent: Samantha Haywood