Christine Wallace is a Pacific Northwest writer and author. Her published books include The Pocket Doula and Prepare to Come About as well as Sea of a Thousand Words. She is currently working on a teleplay series entitled Hindsight. Her writings have appeared in the literary journal Clover (vol. 3, 2012, vol. 6, 2014 and vol. 11 2016). In 2002, Christine founded Gracewinds Perinatal Services, Inc., a nationally multi-award winning business based in in Seattle, Washington. A mother of five and a grandmother of seven, she recently retired as first mate on the 160-foot schooner Zodiac. Christine holds a USCG 500-ton ITC captain’s license. She lives with her husband aboard a 94-year old ex-BC forestry boat, where they make time to explore the waters of the Salish Sea and Inside Passage as often as possible.