Christopher Watkins

Author's Bio

Christopher Watkins’ debut collection of poetry, “Short Houses With Wide Porches,” was published by Shady Lane Press in 2008. He was the Kerouac House Writer-In-Residence in Fall of 2006. He has been the recipient of a writer’s grant from the Vermont Studio Center. He holds a Creative Writing/Poetry degree from the Stonecoast MFA program at the University of Southern Maine. He is the author of the critically acclaimed wine blog “4488: A Ridge Blog.”

Publications and Prizes

Books: 
Short Houses With Wide Porches
(Shady Lane Press, 2008)
Anthologies: 
In Our Own Words
(MW Enterprises, 2006)
, In Our Own Words
(MW Enterprises, 2003)
Journals: 
DMQ Review, Euphony, George Washington Review, Hayden's Ferry Review, Red Rock Review, Redivider, Skyline Magazine, Slipstream, SNReview, Talking River Review, TSR The Southampton Review

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now: 
Ruining The New Road by William Matthews
,
The Lankavatara Sutra: Translation and Commentary by Red Pine
,
Mountain Home: The Wilderness Poetry of Ancient China by David Hinton

More Information

Listed as: 
Poet
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
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Last updated: Jul 12, 2012