More About the Author
Christina Haag is an award-winning actress and the author of the New York Times bestselling memoir COME TO THE EDGE. Her book, which chronicles her long friendship and five year love affair with John Kennedy, Jr., was a People magazine and USA Today pick in paperback. She was featured on The Today Show, Entertainment Tonight, CBS Early Show, the Joy Behar Show, and Hardball with Chris Matthews, and profiled in People magazine and the Los Angeles Times. Winner of the Ella Dickey Literacy Award, her writing has been published in the Wall Street Journal, Vanity Fair, and Hamptons Magazine, and she is a contributor to The Brown Reader, a new anthology from Simon and Schuster, along with Jeffrey Eugendides, Meg Wolitzer, Marilynne Robinson, Rick Moody, Donald Antrim, and Edwidge Dandicat.
Christina continues to work in film, theater, and television. Winner of the Dramalogue Award for Outstanding Actress, she has performed at theaters across the country, notably Arena Stage,the Goodman Theatre, La Jolla Playhouse, the Old Globe, Theater for a New Audience, and the Geffen Playhouse. Her many television credits include ER, Heroes, Providence, Family Law, Boston Public, Law and Order, Law and Order:SVU, and leading roles in movies of the week. She stars in the upcoming feature Half-Brother. A graduate of Brown University and Juilliard, she lives in New York City and is currently working on a novel.