Chris Belden

124 Mountain Rd.
Ridgefield, CT 06877

Author's Bio

Chris Belden writes fiction, screenplays, plays & songs. He also teaches creative writing at Garner Correctional Institution, a maximum security prison, & is founder of the Ridgefield Writers Workshop.

Publications and Prizes

Books: 
Carry-on
(Rain Mountain Press, 2012)
, Shriver
(Rain Mountain Press, 2013)
, The Floating Lady of Lake Tawaba: Stories
(New Rivers Press, 2014)
Prizes Won: 
Writing Fellowship, Connecticut Commission on Culture & Tourism, Fairfield/New Rivers Books Prize (Dani Shapiro, judge), Bechtel Prize (Susan Orlean, judge)

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now: 
All That Is by James Salter
,
The Suicide Index by Joan Wickersham
,
We Live in Water by Jess Walter
,
2666 by Roberto Bolano
,
Stoner by John Williams

More Information

Listed as: 
Fiction Writer
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Caucasian
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Canton
Raised in: 
Canton, OH
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Last updated: Oct 28, 2013