Christopher Lirette

Newark, NJ

Author's Bio

Christopher Lirette, from Chauvin, Louisiana, has been teaching courses on superheroines and poetry at Cornell, but he’s about to move to Atlanta to do something new. His work appears in The Southern Review, PANK, and Hayden’s Ferry. He practices Hung Ga kung fu with his wife, Linda.

Publications and Prizes

Journals: 
Colorado Review, decomP, Hayden's Ferry Review, Pank, Pebble Lake Review, Pedestal Magazine, Prick of the Spindle, The Louisiana Review, The Louisville Review, The Southern Review
Prizes Won: 
Fulbright Grant, Corson-Browning Poetry Prize (2008, 2009), LUMINA poetry prize honorable mention

Reviews, Recordings, and Interviews

More Information

Listed as: 
Poet
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Fluent in: 
English, French
Raised in: 
Chauvin, LA
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Last updated: Aug 01, 2012