20160223_095526Born in Kansas (1978), grew up in Wyoming, went to film school in Las Vegas, worked in the film industry in Los Angeles, served in the U.S. Peace Corps in the Islamic Republic of Mauritania West Africa, earned M.A. in English at the University of Nebraska, earned M.F.A. in creative writing at The Ohio State University, earned Ph.D. in Post-1900 American Literature & Culture at Florida State University, and currently teaches narrative theory and technique as Assistant Professor of English at California State University Northridge.

Author of As I Stand Living
—— a memoir published in 2017 by Civil Coping Mechanisms #RECURRENT

Author of Becoming Monster
—— a nonfiction chapbook published in 2013 by The Cupboard

Assembler of ONE
—— a collaborative novel with Vanessa Place & Blake Butler, published in 2012 by Roof Books.

Author of The Complete Works of Marvin K. Mooney

—— a novel published in 2010 by Sator Press

Author of Colorless Green Ideas Sleep Furiously

—— a prose chapbook published in 2009 by Publishing Genius

Curator of the critically acclaimed online art gallery Bright Stupid Confetti, & the Tumblr experiment L’art pour L’art.

Contributor to the literary website HTMLGIANT.

Contributing Editor to the literary arts and culture website Entropy.

Interviewer for The Paris Review Daily.

You can reach me via: higgs dot chris at gmail  — Or find me on Facebook.