M.F.A. University of Alabama; B.A. University of Wisconsin
Christopher Chambers was born in Madison, Wisconsin, and has lived in North Carolina, Michigan, Minnesota, Florida, Alabama, Texas, and Louisiana. He has written for television and film, and has published fiction, poetry, and nonfiction in The Gettysburg Review, Ninth Letter, Quarterly West, Carolina Quarterly, Indiana Review, Exquisite Corpse, CopperNickel, Louisiana Literature, Denver Quarterly, Epoch, Quick Fiction, Georgetown Review, Notre Dame Review, Washington Square, Hayden’s Ferry Review, Dislocate, Western Humanities Review, Lit, sleepingfish, The Normal School, Fourteen Hills, BOMB Magazine, Short Fiction (U.K.), and elsewhere. His work has received four Pushcart Prize nominations, a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, and is anthologized in French Quarter Fiction, Knoxville Bound, Something in the Water, and Best American Mystery Stories. He's the author of Delta 88, a book of flash fiction, winner of the Split Oak Press Flash Prose Contest. He served as editor of the New Orleans Review for over ten years, and has taught at Loyola since 1999.