Cristina Oxtra

Cristina Oxtra is a Filipino American author and educator. Her books include Stephen Hawking: Get to Know the Man Behind the TheoryStan Lee: Get to Know the Comics CreatorTae Kwon Do TestTara and the Towering Wave: An Indian Ocean Tsunami Survival StoryKeep Dancing, and a Manga-inspired graphic novel titled Red Riding Hood. A US military veteran, Cristina earned a BA in journalism and an MFA in creative writing for children and young adults. She also received the Loft’s 2019–2020 Mirrors & Windows Fellowship for indigenous writers and writers of color.