Christopher McCurry

Christopher McCurry’s poetry has been nominated for two Pushcart Prizes and featured on NPR’s On Point as a Best Book of 2016 for his chapbook of marriage sonnets Nearly Perfect Photograph. His poems have appeared in Appalachian Heritage, Pine Mountain Sand & Gravel, The Los Angeles Review, The Louisville Review, Rabbit Catastrophe Review, Rattle and others. His first full-length collection of poetry, Open Burning, is forthcoming from Accents Publishing. He’s a graduate of the Bread Loaf School of English at Middlebury College and a high school English teacher. In 2015 Christopher co-founded Workhorse, a publishing company and community for working writers. He believes everyone should write poems and that everyone can. You can find him online at or