Christopher Stephen Soden is a native Texan. He is a writer, teacher, critic, lecturer and performer. Christopher received his MFA in Writing (Poetry) from Vermont College in January of 2005. He's taught classes and guest lectured on the subjects of craft, theory, genre, literature and publication. He currently writes theatre critique for Examiner.com, PegasusNews.com, and A + C DFW. He has written poetry, plays, performance pieces, literary, film and theatre critique. His first poetry collection, Closer, was released by Rebel Satori/Queer Mojo : June 14th, 2011. His honors include: Full Fellowship for Lambda Literary Retreat: Emerging LGBT Voices August 2010. Distinguished Poets of Dallas, Poetry Society of America's Poetry in Motion Series, Founding Member, President and President Emeritus of The Dallas Poets Community. Finalist in Dobie Paisano Fellowship, 4Th Unity and LSU Outworks Drama Festivals. Finalist in Robin Becker and Refined Savage Chapbook Contests. His work has appeared in : Collective Brightness, Resilience, Assaracus, The Q Review, A Face to Meet the Faces, Ganymede Poets : One, Gay City 2, The Caf? Review, The Texas Observer, Sentence, Borderlands, Off the Rocks, The James White Review, The New Writer, Velvet Mafia, Poetry Super Highway, Gertrude, Touch of Eros, Gents, Bad Boys and Barbarians, Windy City Times, ArLiJo, Best Texas Writing 2.
Posted July 30, 2012 at 2:36 PM