Learn about Author, Journalist, & Speaker Christina Hoag
Once and Future Authors
We welcome, the distinguished, Christina Hoag, Author of the YA novel "Girl on the Brink" on this episode of the "Once and Future Authors" Podcast!Christina, a former journalist, has written about a myriad of topics, writing for publications like Associated Press, the New York Times, Latin America For Time, Financial Times, and many more. She has won prizes for enterprise reporting and interpretive writing, as well as getting tangled up in gang issues, being suspected of drug trafficking, and interviewing billionaires! You'd never believe all that she has lived through!From her experiences, she channels them into her fiction writing. Her noir crime novel Skin of Tattoos was a finalist for the Silver Falchion Award for suspense, while her YA thriller Girl on the Brink was named one of Suspense Magazine’s Best of YA. She also co-authored Peace in the Hood: Working with Gang Members to End the Violence, which is being used in several universities. Her essays and fiction have won prizes from the International Human Rights Arts Festival and the Soul-Making Keats Literary Competition."Girl on the Brink" is a powerful story that touches on the intricacies and red flags of dating violence. Readers admire the realistic nature of this book, what emotions it evokes of them, and what they can learn from it. Following detailed characters with a suspenseful story, this novel is a must-read.Watch now as we discuss with Christina, her novels, her writing process, what the future holds, and more!Find "Girl on the Brink" by Christina Hoag on Amazon!https://www.amazon.com/Girl-Brink-Christina-Hoag/dp/168046339X/ref=sr_1_2?dchild=1&keywords=girl+on+the+brink&qid=1623131967&s=books&sr=1-2Learn more about Christina, her novels, and her work, on her website! https://www.christinahoag.com/Follow Red Penguin on Facebook @betweenthecoverstv
I talk with a fiction author and prize-winning Associated Press journalist. We discuss popsicles, her travels around the world, making friends, the West Haven Board of Education, journalism school, her books, typing speed (300-400 words per minute!), tendonitis, writing obituaries, fear, mass graves, adaptive technology, her work with street gangs the time she infiltrated a Venezuelan prison by pretending to be a nun, and lots more. Support me at patreon.com/strangerthanchristian ** Music by Medline from the album Solstice released on My Bags Records, France https://mybags.bandcamp.com/album/solstice **
WAWDH Podcast - Episode 22 - Christina Hoag - The Traveling Journalist
What are we doing here
Christina Hoag was travelling before she was even born. Slated to enter the world in Zambia, she made her grand debut in New Zealand. Three weeks later, she moved to Fiji. She's been travelling ever since, growing up in seven countries and living in three more as a foreign correspondent. A former reporter for the Miami Herald and Associated Press, she reported from Latin America for Time, Business Week, Financial Times, New York Times, Sunday Times of London and Houston Chronicle, among other media. She is the author of two novels Girl on the Brink, and Skin of Tattoos, and co-authored the nonfiction book Peace in the Hood: Working with Gang Members to End the Violence. She recently won awards for her short fiction and essays in the International Human Rights Arts Festival Literary Awards and Soul-Making Keats Writing Competition. Show some love by subscribing on Buy Me a Coffee or pledge a little bit of coin to the Go Fund Me. https://linktr.ee/Whatarewedoinghere https://www.buymeacoffee.com/WAWDH https://www.gofundme.com/f/what-are-we-doing-here-podcast?qid=72ce280096e5528e730558968fb5950d --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wawdh/message
So excited to welcome Christina to this week's episode ... she was a bookworm like me growing up and that took her to the far-reaches of the world as a reporter where she covered stories on gangs and peace deals. In the end, she has always followed her passion and has now written two novels and gives her time to various groups to inspire writing among those who often get left behind. Follow Christina: https://www.christinahoag.com/ Sponsor: Ride to End Alzheimer's. Donate Today: https://act.alz.org/site/TR/LongestDay2021/TheLongestDay?team_id=657032&pg=team&fr_id=14244 Follow Richard: http://richarddedor.com Follow the Podcast: http://instagram.com/liveitwellpodcast --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/liveitwellpodcast/message
Christina Hoag: Journalism & Jails, Travel & Writing
The Breakout Room
A former journalist, Christina Hoag has had her laptop searched by Colombian guerrillas, phone tapped in Venezuela, was suspected of drug trafficking in Guyana, hid under a car to evade Guatemalan soldiers, and posed as a nun to get inside a Caracas jail. Now, she joins the Breakout Room to share some of these stories & to talk travel today.
People Like Us - Christina Hoag - Episode 11 TCK Podcast
People Like Us
Christina Hoag is a well-travelled TCK! Born in New Zealand, she went on to live in seven other countries as a child and has lived in another three as a foreign correspondent. She has reported for many different news publications, including the Financial Times, the New York Times and the Miami Herald. Christina is also an award winning author! Listen as I discuss all things TCK with this accomplished TCK woman.
Christina Hoag is the author of two novels Girl on the Brink, which was named to Suspense Magazine’s Best YA list, and Skin of Tattoos, finalist for the Silver Falchion Award for suspense, and co-author of the nonfiction book Peace in the Hood: Working with Gang Members to End the Violence (Turner, 2014). A former journalist for the Miami Herald and Associated Press, she reported from Latin America for Time, Business Week, Financial Times, and other media. She now lives in Los Angeles where she has taught creative writing in a prison and to at-risk teen girls. She regularly speaks at conferences and events and is working on her next novel. Connect with her on: www.christinahoag.com https://facebook.com/ChristinaHoagAuthor https://twitter.com/ChristinaHoag https://www.instagram.com/ChristinaHoagAuthor A statement from Christina: "Story behind the story: I wrote this piece for UnheardLA, a live event hosted by the Los Angeles NPR affiliate KPCC-FM that features regular people telling their stories. That event, as with many others, is on hold indefinitely and may never come back. So I'd like to share it anyway." ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Created during a time of quarantine in the global Coronavirus pandemic, A Moment Of Your Time’s mission is to provide a space for expression, collaboration, community and solidarity. In this time of isolation, we may have to be apart but let’s create together. Created by CurtCo Media Concept by Jenny Curtis Theme music by Chris Porter Follow Us: Facebook | Instagram | TwitterSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Author Christina Hoag shares the story of her international heritage and upbringing and her global quest. Christina has amazing stories You can learn more about Christina and her writing on her website. Be sure to check out Girl on the Brink and Skin of Tattoos on Amazon!--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tck-care/support
“It takes guts to make big leaps.” Conversations with Christina Hoag.
Integral Women Soundbites
Featured on today's show: Christina Hoag is the author of two novels Girl on the Brink, which is based on her own experience in an abusive relationship and named to Suspense Magazine’s Best YA list, and Skin of Tattoos, finalist for the Silver Falchion Award for suspense, and co-author of the nonfiction book Peace in the Hood: Working with Gang Members to End the Violence (Turner, 2014). A former journalist for the Miami Herald and Associated Press, she reported from Latin America for Time, Business Week, Financial Times, and other media. Web: www.christinahoag.com Listen to yourself. Pursue your passion. Learn what excites you & give yourself permission to figure it out. Trust- grounding to make big leaps. Faith- that you have the capacity. Learn, through tests, to rely on self. Tap more, resiliency & resourcefulness, become more apparent. Facebook facebook.com/ChristinaHoagAuthor Instagram @ChristinaHoagAuthor Twitter @ChristinaHoag Integral Women Podcast, where women from around the world share insight and wisdom in the time it takes to drink a cup of coffee, with your Host, Sierra Melcher Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Comment on the show or ask a question of our guests. Send in a voice message: anchor.fm/integral-women/message Follow and listen anywhere you listen to podcasts. Leave a review and let us know how we are doing. See what other projects Integral Women have in the works: web: integral-women.com Twitter: @womenintegral Instagram: @integralwomenmentoringFacebook --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/integral-women/message