Chris Vanjonack is an M.F.A. candidate at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, an editorial assistant for Ninth Letter, and an occasional contributor to Denver Westword. He's also a former language arts teacher from Fort Collins, Colorado, where he co-founded Slamogadro, and wrote + performed in three wildly unprofessional theater productions for the Fort Collins Fringe Festival.
He is a recipient of the 2020 AWP Intro Journals Award, and his fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in One Story, Hobart, The Rumpus, Barrelhouse, CRAFT Literary, Quarterly West, Carve Magazine, and elsewhere.
photo credit: Liz Sands
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You can also find him on Twitter @chrisvanjonack and on Goodreads.