Christopher converses with Irish novelist, Joseph O'Connor about creativity at the 2015 annual U.S. Embassy Dublin conference. Watch the video.
Features and Media
NEW GHAZAL FOR DAWWN UPSHAW
A Spanish translation of a ghazal I wrote for Dawwn Upshaw, published by Prodavinci. Read it here.
SPRING 2015 ISSUE OF 91ST MERIDIAN IS OUT!
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.
BOOK REVIEW BY PUBLISHERS WEEKLY: FLASH FICTION INTERNATIONAL
The first review (starred) of Flash Fiction International by Publishers Weekly. Read it here.
NEW PODCAST EPISODE OF RENAISSANCE SRQ
Christopher talks in a podcast on the relationship between poetry and politics. Read it here.
NEW MOOC: HOW WRITERS WRITE POETRY
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.
TRANSLATIONS ON GARNISH.ORG
Christopher is thrilled to have some of his poems translated into Armenian! Read them here.
IWP EXCHANGE COLLECTION
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.
AN INTERVIEW WITH LIFE AND LEGENDS
Kalpna Singh-Chitnis interviews Christopher about his passion for writing, inspiration for his nonfiction work and his international work. Read the full interview here.
NEW LONG POEMS: "NOTES FROM A JOURNEY"
Life and Legends publishes several long poems Christopher wrote called "Hong Kong", "Kolkata", "Bali", "Qinghai", and "Maldives". Read them right here!