Christopher Bollen is a writer in New York. He is the author of four novels, Lightning People (2011), Orient (2015), The Destroyers (2017), had his most recent, a literary thriller set in Venice, A Beautiful Crime (2020). Bollen’s writings have appeared in a number of leading publications. He is currently the editor at large of Interview Magazine and a contributing editor at Vanity Fair.
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Flash Fiction Contest
On May 1st, we announced the winners of our Flash Fiction Contest: Thomas Garcia (1st), Rick Krizman (2nd), and Rios de la Luz (3rd). Read more.
The James Baldwin Literature Prize
It is with great pleasure that we announce the winner of The James Baldwin Literature Prize of $1,000 to Hafsa Musa. Read more.