Dr. Christina Gessler is a historian and poet exploring what stories we tell and what happens to those we never tell. Her poetry has been published in journals including The Black Fork Review, The Grief Dialogues, Entropy, Twisted Vine, and the Santa Clara Review. She lives near the sea in a small cottage with a small dog, where she produces the weekly podcast The Academic Life.
Dr. Christina Gessler is a historian of U.S. women, gender, and sexuality. She enjoys spending time in archives decoding 19th century women's diaries [aka reading bad handwriting in dim lighting] .