Christopher Chambers


Christopher Chambers
Office Location
327 Bobet Hall
Mailing Address
Walker Percy Center
for Writing & Publishing
Loyola University New Orleans
6363 St. Charles Ave.
Campus Box 157
New Orleans, LA 70118
Direct Phone
(504) 865-2475
E-mail Address


M.F.A. University of Alabama; B.A. University of Wisconsin

Short Bio

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.

Courses Taught

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

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