Christopher Linforth

Fiction Writer

Author's Bio

Christopher Linforth is the author of three story collections, The Distortions (Orison Books, 2022), winner of the 2020 Orison Books Fiction Prize, Directory (Otis Books/Seismicity Editions, 2020), and When You Find Us We Will Be Gone (Lamar University Press, 2014). A graduate of Virginia Tech’s wonderful MFA program, Christopher has since worked with Denis Johnson, Rick Moody, and Andre Dubus III, among others. In the last few years, he has been awarded fellowships and scholarships to the Vermont Studio Center, the Sitka Center for Art and Ecology, Sewanee Writers’ Conference, the Ragdale Foundation, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Atlantic Center for the Arts, the Hambidge Center, and other residencies and conferences. He is currently the Editor-in-Chief of Atticus Review.

Publications & Prizes

The Distortions (Orison Books, 2022)
Directory (Otis Books/Seismicity Editions, 2020)
Prizes won: 

Orison Books Fiction Prize

Finalist for Witness Fiction Prize

Winner of Epiphany's Breakout8 Fiction Contest

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Last update: Feb 21, 2022