PhD Literature/Creative Writing, University of Louisiana
MA English/Creative Writing, University of Louisiana
Chris taught with the University of Maryland-Europe, instructing military members in Germany, Italy, Bosnia, Kosovo, Honduras, and Afghanistan. She also served as Academic Director for University of Maryland-Europe in English, Communications, and Foreign Languages. She received the American Academy of Poets Prize and won first place in the Deep South Writers Competition. Her work has been published in Nimrod, Sow’s Ear, Mississippi Valley Review, and several anthologies.