Christina Miles is a 17 year old poet based in Orange County, California. A self proclaimed “history junkie”, she aims to unite the past and present through her words. A YoungArts Spoken Word Winner, Scholastic Gold Key recipient, and GetLit Player, she wants to use her poetry to communicate the necessity of telling our personal histories in order to create a better understanding of our world. Her work has been published in the Los Angeles Press, Cold Mountain Review, and school literary journal Inkblot, of which she is a senior editor. Her work is forthcoming in the digital magazine Rust+Moth.