chris baron

Creative Nonfiction Writer, Poet

1313 Park Blvd
San Diego, CA 92101
619 972 7282

Author's Bio

Chris Baron is Professor of English at San Diego City College where he works on education reform. He has lived and worked in the San Diego community for over twenty years. He travels widely. Baron has published numerous poems and articles in magazines and journals around the country, performed on radio programs, and participated in many readings, lectures, and panels. He began his journey in New York City. Born into the tumultuous life of an artist’s family, Baron is passionate about the importance of art as a practical resource for discovering truth and as a means of survival in our everyday lives. He completed his MFA in Poetry in 1998. He also completed a certificate program in Biblical History and Theology, and is often a guest lecturer in Religion and Philosophy courses. He served for thirteen years on the executive board for the Border Voices Poetry Project. He works with the CS Lewis Foundation as well as many other professional and social communities.

Publications & Prizes

Creative Nonfiction

Lavanderia (City Works Press, 2010)
Mamas and Papas (City Works Press, 2010)
Hunger and Thirst (City Works Press, 2008)
Sunshine Noir (City Works Press, 2006)
Aethlon: The Journal of Sport Literature


Lantern Tree: Four Books of Poems (City Works Press, 2012)
Broken Bridge Review
City Works Literary Journal
Pearl Magazine

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Laguna Beach
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New York City, NY
New York
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Last update: Apr 13, 2014