Christopher Martin is author of This Gladdening Light: An Ecology of Fatherhood and Faith, winner of the Will D. Campbell Award in Creative Nonfiction (Mercer University Press, June 2017). He is also author of the poetry chapbooks Marcescence, Everything Turns Away, and A Conference of Birds, and is a contributing editor at New Southerner. Chris teaches English at Kennesaw State University and creative nonfiction at the Appalachian Young Writers Workshop. His work appears in publications across the country. He is available for readings, workshops, and other literary events.
"Honest, gritty, and transcendent." ~Janisse Ray on This Gladdening Light
This Gladdening Light in the AJC's "best and brightest Southern books for summer 2017"
Read "A conversation with Christopher Martin about the journey of writing" at ArtsATL
View Chris's profile at Poets & Writers
Writing samples available at clippings.me/christophermartin