Christopher's interview, in Russian and English, about poetry, creative writing programs, Joseph Brodsky, and much more. Find out more here.
Features and Media
INTERVIEW WITH RADIO MAYAK
MY SAN ANTONIO BOOK REVIEW
A review of my book, Self-Portrait with Dogwood alongside Gerald Stern's Death Watch by Steve Bennett from My San Antonio. Check it out here.
INTERVIEW WITH AUTHOR, FORMER PRIEST JAMES CARROLL
In which Christopher interviews James Carroll in Columbia Journal, asking questions of faith and writing. Read this fascinating interview here.
REVIEW: TOWN STITCHED BY RIVER
A new review published by breac: A Digital Journal of Irish Studies on Town Stitched by River, an anthology by Irish alumni of the International Writing Program (IWP). Read it here.
UNDERPASS TRANSLATOR SPOTLIGHT ON CHRISTOPHER
Underpass features Christopher in their Translator Spotlight series in which he talks about poetry, translation, and the IWP. Read it now.
READING: LIVE FROM PRAIRIE LIGHTS | OCT 18TH 2016
On October 18th 2016, Christopher and Marvin Bell read from their new book, After the Fact: Scripts & Postscripts, at the legendary Prairie Lights Bookstore in Iowa City, Iowa. Listen to the reading here.
INTERVIEW WITH WRITERS FROM IWP 2016 ON IOWA PUBLIC RADIO
A radio interview with four members of the 2016 International Writing Program (IWP). Listen to what they have to say about their countries and their work here.
THE LEGEND IN MY HEART | A DOCUMENTARY
A documentary film about a cultural diplomacy mission Christopher led to China. It "follows four renowned American artists—two writers, a choreographer, and a composer—as they travel to Guangzhou, China, to engage disabled and non-disabled populations by collaborating and creating together through a reading tour organized by the International Writing Program." Watch it here.
TRANSLATION OF NECESSITIES IN FILI D'AQUILONE, NUMERO 43
Translations of excerpts from Christopher's book, Necessities into Italian, along with an essay by Giorgio Mobili. Read it here.
RADIO INTERVIEW WITH IWP 2016 WRITERS
Iowa Public Radio's Ben Kieffer interviews a few writers of this year's residency who attended a welcome party in Iowa City. He also talks to Christopher, U.S. Congressman Dave Loebsack, and interim UI President Jean Robillard about literature as a tool for cultural understanding--as opposed to politics.