Tag: publications

  • Book Reviews

    It has a few months since I last posted. But in that time my debut collection of short stories–When You Find Us We Will Be Gone–has garnered a few more reviews. I’ve been very happy with the nice things reviewers have been saying so far. Over at Foreword Reviews, they note: “The sting of Christopher […]

  • Book Reviewed

    In this era of declining book review pages, getting your book reviewed can be pretty tough. So I feel lucky that my debut collection of short stories was recently reviewed in The Roanoke Times. The reviewer said some kind things about When You Find Us We Will Be Gone. My favorites being: “Each of the 12 stories […]

  • Short-Story Collection Available to Purchase

    My debut collection of short stories–When You Find Us We Will Be Gone–is now available to purchase on Amazon and Barnes and Noble. It also available to pre-order in the UK through the UK Amazon site.

  • The Rumpus

    On Christmas day, the wonderful online publication The Rumpus published my review of the poetry collection Blitzkrieg.  Here’s the opening: “Strangely, with the entire multimodal dazzle that adorns Blitzkrieg, the poems of John Gosslee exist in a vestigial nook, a calm ache of textual space blissfully unaware of the ripples created by its presence. This is […]

  • Switchback

    I have a new essay in the latest issue of Switchback. Here’s the opening of “Narravitized”: When I first started writing essays I wasn’t really writing essays. I barely knew what the term meant or what the parameters were for what I was attempting to accomplish. I was ten, though. Or perhaps eleven. I remember in […]

  • A Sky Green and Fields Blue

    I have a new story out at Hawaii Pacific Review. Here’s the opening: A Sky Green and Fields Blue At the doorway to the barracks, Shoshana saw snow fall into the darkness. Now and then the searchlights scanning the camp illuminated the flurry of white, reminding her of the soap flakes her mother used to […]

  • Story in Whiskey Island

    One of my stories–a playful reworking of the contributor note form found in literary journals–has been published in the new issue of Whiskey Island. The issue (No. 62) is available to purchase here. The journal also features the fantastic work of work of Alissa Nutting, Nate Pritts, Russ Woods, and many others. Here’s a sample: […]

  • New Story

    I have a new story, “The Cowboys of Fukushima,” out this week in a newish online magazine–Swarm. Here’s an excerpt: We were told the cows had gone feral, that in the days after the accident they had broken free of the pen and disappeared into the surrounding hills. Government officials were spooked by the rumors […]

  • New Story Published

    Today sees publication of one my recent stories, “Take It From Me, Kid, I’m a Clown.” Published by Lunch Ticket (Antioch’s MFA literary magazine), the story is available to read for free on the interwebs. Here’s the opening: “Listen kid, I know it’s your birthday and all, that you only turn ten once, and that […]

  • Ten Rules For Writing

    Last fall in my fiction class we looked over the rules of several famous and successful writers in this Guardian article and came up with our own list of rules. Mine is below: Write for one hour a day. Minimum. Try not to make the story predictable. Surprise yourself. Create an ending where people say […]