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. A contributing editor at New Southerner and the founding editor of Flycatcher, 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
* Chris's interview at the Literary Atlanta Podcast
* This Gladdening Light in the AJC's "best and brightest Southern books for summer 2017"
* Chris's profile at Poets & Writers
* Writing samples available at clippings.me/christophermartin