CHRISTOPHER HIGGS (b. 1978, just outside Dodge City, Kansas, raised in Cheyenne, Wyoming) lives in Los Angeles with his wife and son, where he teaches narrative theory and technique at California State University Northridge. His newest book, As I Stand Living: a radical memoir, is now available from Civil Coping Mechanisms #RECURRENT imprint. He also wrote The Complete Works of Marvin K. Mooney: a novel (Sator Press), and he assembled the SPD #1 Bestselling novel ONE, in collaboration with Blake Butler and Vanessa Place (Roof Books). In addition to publishing two chapbooks, Colorless Green Ideas Sleep Furiously (Publishing Genius) and Becoming Monster (The Cupboard), he’s written for numerous print and online venues, including: Diagram, AGNI, Denver Quarterly, The Paris Review, BOMB, and Global Queer Cinema.
Ph.D. in American Literature & Culture Florida State University
M.F.A. in Creative Writing Ohio State University
M.A. in English University of Nebraska-Lincoln
B.A. in Film University of Nevada-Las Vegas
Associate Professor of English 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 newsletter BEAUCOUP: a trove of artworks.
Contributor at the literary website HTMLGIANT.
Contributing Editor at the literary arts and culture website Entropy.
Interviews for The Paris Review Daily.