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Christopher is author of a novel, The Good Mother of Marseille (2019), and a book of poetry, Shield The Joyous (2020). He is co-founder of the literary journal Cagibi at His stories and poems have appeared widely, and he has won story awards including the 2016 Writers at Work fellowship and Pushcart nominations. He was an editor of Epiphany literary journal for five years. His website is

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Christopher X. Shade

Christopher X. Shade

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