A graduate of Virginia Tech’s wonderful MFA program, Christopher Linforth has since worked with Denis Johnson, Rick Moody, and Andre Dubus III, among others. In the last few years, he has been awarded fellowships and scholarships to the Vermont Studio Center, Sewanee Writers’ Conference, The Ragdale Foundation, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Atlantic Center for the Arts, and other residencies and conferences. Christopher is working on a novel and finishing up a collection of stories set in post-war Croatia, MAY OUR GHOSTS STAY WITH US, and an experimental collection of flashes: DIRECTORY. Recently, he has published essays in The Millions on Best American Short Stories, literary podcasts, and contributors’ notes, and other subjects in The Good Men Project, The PinchSouth Dakota Review, Sierra Nevada Review, Whiskey Island, and in the University of East Anglia’s Hinterland. He recently won Epiphanys Breakout 8 fiction prize. Other recent fiction is in the Notre Dame Review, Fiction International, Grain, Hotel AmerikaRock & Sling, Day One, Popshot, Meridian, and Consequence. His past work can be seen on his publications page.

He can be contacted at the following:

christopherlinforth [at] gmail [dot] com

Twitter: @LinforthC