Chris Slaughter

Runner up for the 4th Annual Chapbook Competition.

Chris Slaughter graduated from Hunter College with a MFA in creative writing where he received a Shuster Award. He also obtained a MSED in students with disabilities from Brooklyn College, and a degree in English (concentration in creative writing) from Medgar Evers College. He has received fellowships from Cave Canem, North Country Institute for Writers of Color, and Brooklyn Poets. Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, he dedicates himself to finding creative ways of teaching, being a dad, and exploring different avenues in writing. Chris is a 7th grade Gen Ed/Special education teacher in East New York, Brooklyn. He is working on his full manuscript titled Dig.