Kris a graduate of the UW Creative Writing Program and the author of the cult novels Zanesville and Private Midnight. Lazy Fascist Press, a new hipster imprint of the Bizarro network in Portland has just brought out a collection of his short stories called Sinister Miniatures, and he will be reading from Enigmatic Pilot.
Kris has won First Prize in the Boston Review and River Styx Short Story Contests, and the FC2 Award for Innovative Writing. A documentary film based on his live performances called Let the Dark Times Roll is about to be released. His work has appeared in Playboy, Nerve.com, Opium Magazine, 3 AM, The New England Review, The Santa Monica Review, The Hudson Review, The Antioch Review, New Letters, Prairie Schooner, Zyzzyva and the Green Mountains Review, amongst 300 others internationally.
He’s a regular contributor to key blog sites such as Bookslut, The Millions and The Nervous Breakdown. He has a great deal to say about the challenges and opportunities emerging writers face in the Digital Era. Enigmatic Pilot has received glowing reviews and he is known worldwide for the impact of his readings. So come join the SU faculty and students who are gathering at Elliot Bay Bookstore to experience this terrific writer and reader.