Chris Belden

Fiction Writer

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 & Prizes

The Floating Lady of Lake Tawaba: Stories (New Rivers Press, 2014)
Shriver (Rain Mountain Press, 2013)
Carry-on (Rain Mountain Press, 2012)
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

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Canton, OH
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Last update: Oct 28, 2013