Christopher Merkner

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Christopher Merkner

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Christopher Merkner is the author of the story collection The Rise & Fall of the Scandamerican Domestic (Coffee House).  His stories have been anthologized in the O. Henry Prize Stories, Best American Mystery Stories, and the W.W. Norton anthology, New Micro.  He earned his MFA from the University of Florida and his PhD from the University of Denver. He is an Assistant Professor of English at the University of Colorado, Denver.

Christopher Merkner's Published Work

  • Rise & Fall of the Scandamerican Domestic

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Christopher taught with passion and thoroughness. He put a great deal of effort into making the workshop impactful. His encouragement, lessons & exercises, and wonderful advice helped me immensely!
Kevin Vidal