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Christopher Chambers


Christopher Chambers
Christopher Chambers

Christopher Chambers was born in Wisconsin, and has since lived in North Carolina, Michigan, Minnesota, Florida, Alabama, Texas, and Louisiana. He has taught at Loyola since 1999 and served as editor of the New Orleans Review for twelve years. Prior to that, he edited the Black Warrior Review at the University of Alabama. He is the author of Delta 88, of a book of flash fiction. In 2008 he received a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, and his work has appeared or is forthcoming in The Southern Review, The Gettysburg Review, The Normal School, Washington Square, BOMB Magazine, Short Fiction, French Quarter Fiction, Notre Dame Review, and Best American Mystery Stories. He is Director of the Walker Percy Center for Writing & Publishing.

Recent Publications

  • 2013. Delta 88. (Ithaca, NY: Split Oak Press)
  • 2013. "Walking the Levee at Algiers Point While Thinking About Lying in a Hammock at William Duffy's Farm in Pine Island, Minnesota" Louisiana Literature
  • 2013. "Self-Portrait as Robert E. Lee in New Orleans" Louisiana Literature
  • 2013. “Late Requiem for R. L. Burnside” Louisiana Literature
  • 2013. “Tuscaloosa, Nostalgia, and Grief” Alabama Writers’ Forum

Classes Taught

  • Writing About Texts
  • Writing About Literature
  • Introduction to Creative Writing
  • Screenwriting
  • Writing Fiction
  • Fiction Workshop
  • Editing & Publishing
  • Flash Fiction & Prose Poetry
  • Experimental Fiction
  • Creative Nonfiction Workshop
  • Autobiography