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Crista Ermiya was born in London to Filipino and Turkish-Cypriot parents and grew up in Clapton, Hackney. Her first collection of short stories, The Weather in Kansas, was published by Red Squirrel Press(2015). It was selected as a Read Regional title by New Writing North for 2016 and included in Salt’s Best British Short stories for 2016 edited by Nicholas Royle.

Crista lives in Newcastle in the North East of England with her husband and son, and works on the interdisciplinary academic journal Landscape Research.

email: marginalia dot crista at gmail dot com