Christine Ma-Kellams

When she isn't writing, Christine Ma-Kellams teaches at San Jose State University. Her short stories have appeared in over 20 different literary magazines, including ZYZZYVA, the Kenyon Review, Prairie Schooner, Baltimore Review, and Necessary Fiction, among others. Her nonfiction has appeared in the Wall Street Journal and elsewhere. As a classically trained social psychologist who has also taught at Harvard, UC Santa Barbara, Westmont, and University of La Verne, and whose empirical work deals with understanding the psychological motives behind individual's behaviors, Ma-Kellams is uniquely able to pair the art of fiction with the science of what makes people tick.