A great review by Roger Cox, citing: "Fragmented and rather fine, Flash Fiction International: Very Short Stories From Around The World is no flash in the pan." Read more here.
Features and Media
Christopher converses with Irish novelist, Joseph O'Connor about creativity at the 2015 annual U.S. Embassy Dublin conference. Watch the video.
A Spanish translation of a ghazal I wrote for Dawwn Upshaw, published by Prodavinci. Read it here.
The IWP's new issue is out, with new translations of Rilke, essays on writing in a country at war, and much more. Find out more about the contributors here.
The first review (starred) of Flash Fiction International by Publishers Weekly. Read it here.
Christopher talks in a podcast on the relationship between poetry and politics. Read it here.
The International Writing Program (IWP) is opening registration for the newest creative writing MOOC (Massive Open Online Course): How Writers Write Poetry. Join us! More information here.
Christopher is thrilled to have some of his poems translated into Armenian! Read them here.
Check out the IWP's newest venture, the first issue of Narrative Witness: A Caracas-Sarajevo Collaboration. In Summer 2014, 22 writers and photographers in Caracas, Venezuela and Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina came together in an online exchange to create fiction, nonfiction, and photography centered on a theme of "narrative witness." Check out this beautifully designed work here.
Kalpna Singh-Chitnis interviews Christopher about his passion for writing, inspiration for his nonfiction work and his international work. Read the full interview here.