Zita Christian

Romance Writer & Wedding Officiant ~ Bringing Happily Ever After to Life

Novelist ~ Playwright ~ Producer

Historical Romance Novels
Historical and contemporary women's fiction
TV Host and Producer
August 2013: Page 1 - Episodes 100, and 101 are now on YouTube. For episode 100, I turned the tables and became the guest. Ronald Winter interviewed me about my latest release, First and Forever. For episode 101, I interviewed Ron about his new book, The Hypocrite. Catch both interviews on www.YouTube.com/zita3x3. "One of the best ways to stimulate your minds on a regular basis is to watch this program - another example of the interesting programs available to viewers on public access." -- Matt Buckler, television and radio editor, Journal Inquirer, Manchester CT
Drama
One-woman play based on the memoir by Dr. Melba Pattillo Beals, one of the Little Rock Nine who integrated Central High School in 1957-58. Warriors Don't Cry completed its second national tour in 2014. For more info and a video clip, visit the website of the producer: The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts in Hartford, CT < http://www.Bushnell.org >
Nonfiction
Foreword and misc content in book on grieving, magazine articles
Writing Workshops
Six classes, 90 minutes each, use images and group brainstorming to develop the basic tools for creating story.

Page 1 TV and Full Bloom TV

Zita hosts and produces two weekly television shows that air on various public access channels in Connecticut and Massachusetts. Full Bloom launched in 2001. It is the winner of twelve national Pegasus Awards for amateur video, covers subjects of general interest. Guests have included internationally known forensic scientist Dr. Henry Lee, Bill Berloni who trains animals for live theater, award-winning comedian Nancy Tucker, psychic detective Nancy Weber, holistic esthetician Laurie Neronha, Guatemalan artist Balam Soto, Karen Goodrow of the Connecticut Innocence Project with James Calvin Tillman, the man imprisoned for 18 years until exonerated by DNA evidence.

In 2004, Zita launched Page 1, a show featuring interviews with writers, editors, booksellers, and others connected with the craft of writing, the business of publishing, and the joy of reading. It is the winner of eight Pegasus Awards. Among her guests have been actor-writer-producer Chris Lemon, New York Times, bestselling romance author Carla Neggers, fantasy author Diana L. Paxson, Random House Director of Acquisitions Dorothy Harris, suspense authors Michele Martinez and Pam Lewis, YA authors Paul Cantonese, Laura Williams, and Peggy Dietz Shea, award-winning lesbian author Carren Strock, and actor Lou Campbell Harmon as Edgar Allan Poe.

"One of the best ways to stimulate your minds on a regular basis is to watch this program - another example of the interesting programs available to viewers on public access." -- Matt Buckler, television and radio editor, Journal Inquirer, Manchester CT

To see selected interviews from both Page 1 and Full Bloom, please see www.youtube.com/​zita3x3.

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