Christopher Martin is author of This Gladdening Light: An Ecology of Fatherhood and Faith, winner of the Will D. Campbell Award in Creative Nonfiction, forthcoming with Mercer University Press this June. He is also author of the poetry collections Marcescence, Everything Turns Away, and A Conference of Birds, and is a contributing editor at New Southerner. He is available for readings and workshops, and offers editing services through Allatoona Creative. He teaches English at Kennesaw State University and creative nonfiction at the Appalachian Young Writers Workshop. His work appears in publications across the country.
"Honest, gritty, and transcendent." ~Janisse Ray on This Gladdening Light
This Gladdening Light included in the AJC's "12 of the best and brightest Southern books for summer 2017"
Author photo by Kelly Ozmer