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“Messages from a Storm” in Quarterly West

Christopher’s story “Messages from a Storm” appears in Quarterly West, as part of winning the 2016 Writers @ Work Fellowship Competition. Quarterly West again has its archives available online after a website transition; this story is available to read online in Issue 88.

Quarterly West is the online literary journal run and staffed by PhD creative writing  students at the University of Utah.

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Fiction News & Appearances

Recently, three finalist stories

GlimmerTrainThe story “Postcard” was a finalist for Glimmer Train’s 2015 Very Short Fiction Award.

The story “Messages From a Storm” was a finalist for Glimmer Train’s 2015 Short Story Award for New Writers.

The story “Suicide Doors” was a finalist in Bayou Magazine’s 2015 Knudsen Fiction Contest.

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“Astronauts” in Steel Toe Review

Christopher’s story “Astronauts” appears in Steel Toe Review’s Issue #19 released May 14, 2014. The story is available to read online in full.

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“Richard’s Lincoln” in Word Riot

CXShade-Profile-dots-150x150Christopher’s story “Richard’s Lincoln” appears in Word Riot’s January 2014 issue.

The story was available to read online in full, but as of February 2018, it seems that Word Riot’s website is down.

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Fiction

“The Interview” in Revolution House Magazine

375651_503137713046379_291553337_aChristopher’s story “The Interview” appears in Revolution House Magazine, the December 2013 issue, volume 3.2. The magazine issue is available to read online in full.

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Story: An Arabian Ornament

This story originally appeared in Poydras Review Issue 1, released Spring 2012. Read it here…

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Fiction

“In Very Little Time On The Nile” in Cleaver Magazine

Cleaver Mag Issue 2Christopher’s story “In Very Little Time On The Nile” appears in Cleaver Magazine Issue #2, June 2013.

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“An Arabian Ornament” in Poydras Review

PoydrasReviewLogoChristopher’s story “An Arabian Ornament” appears in Poydras Review Issue 1, released Spring 2012. It is available online at “Story: An Arabian Ornament”.

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“Cedar Hill” in Arcadia Magazine

Arcadia Magazine Issue 4Christopher’s story “Cedar Hill” appears in Arcadia Magazine Issue 4 released May 1, 2012. It is not available online at this time.

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Books Fiction News & Appearances

Booklets available at H5 art events

Christopher X. Shade is a founding member of the H5 multidisciplinary artist collective. H5 is collaborating in a five-phase project, 5 ARTISTS | 5 PHASES. For each art event, Christopher is writing a story and making it available as a free booklet.

Season 1, Migration, June 2011

In “Shir in Holyland”, Shir is the daughter of an Israeli who realized his dream of opening a store in America. She observes, in the store she has inherited, intersections of people and cultures, slices of immigrant experience. It’s a cut-up story inspired by 3 books and Stefan Hengst’s photographs.

Season 2, Green, September 2011

“The Shape of Clouds over Dinner at Ray’s” takes place on a summer evening during which two couples, Ray, who is the narrator, and his girlfriend Serena, and their married friends Peter and Kate, have dinner in Ray’s apartment and talk about things like, Can love be measured by acts as simple as lying together on the grass, discovering shapes in the clouds?

If you missed the event and would like to receive one of these booklets, contact Christopher.

Stay in the loop on upcoming H5 art events by visiting the H5 blog.