chris baron

Poet, Creative Nonfiction Writer

1313 Park Blvd
San Diego, CA 92101
Phone: 
619 972 7282

Author's Bio

Chris Baron’s is the author of the Middle Grade novels in verse, ALL OF ME, and THE MAGICAL IMPERFECT (2021) from Feiwel & Friends/Macmillan . He is a Professor of English at San Diego City College and the director of the Writing Center. 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 grew up in New York City, but he completed his MFA in Poetry in 1998 at SDSU. Baron’s first book of poetry, Under the Broom Tree, was released in 2012 on CityWorks Press as part of Lantern Tree: Four Books of Poems (which won the San Diego Book Award for best poetry anthology). He is represented by the amazing Rena Rossner from the Deborah Harris Literary Agency. Learn more about him at  www.chris-baron.com  and on Twitter: @baronchrisbaron Instagram: @christhebearbaron

Publications & Prizes

Creative Nonfiction

Anthologies:
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)
Journal:
Aethlon: The Journal of Sport Literature

Poetry

Books:
The Magical Imperfect (Macmillan, 2021)
,
ALL OF ME (Macmillan, 2019)
,
Lantern Tree: Four Books of Poems (City Works Press, 2012)
Journals:
Broken Bridge Review
,
City Works Literary Journal
,
Pearl Magazine

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Laguna Beach
Raised in: 
New York City, NY
New York
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Last update: Jan 19, 2021