By Christopher Miguel Flakus

Christopher Miguel Flakus is a writer and poet living in Houston, Texas. He has published work in The Huffington Post, Akashic Books: Mondays are Murder Noir Series, Indietronica, Outlaw Poetry, Glass Mountain Magazine, In Recovery Magazine, Glass Poetry, Black Heart Magazine, and elsewhere. In 2017 he was awarded the Fabian Worsham Prize for fiction. He has been a featured reader for Glass Mountain Magazine and Public Poetry’s library reading series. In addition, he was one of the editors responsible for The University of Houston-Downtown’s literary magazine, The Bayou Review, during their special prison issue which focused on the writings of inmates serving sentences in Texas prisons. Christopher is the author of the chapbooks Bear Down Into Hell With Me (As Only a True Friend Would), and Thirst, and Other Poems through Iron Lung Press, as well as the chapbooks Christiana, and Dialogos: Mexico City Poems from Analog Submission Press. Christopher was the recipient of an Inprint C. Glenn Cambor Fellowship in August 2019 and is the co-editor-in-chief of Defunkt Magazine, a Houston-based literary magazine that also showcases visual art, performance art, and music. He is currently an MFA candidate in fiction at the University of Houston. He grew up in Mexico City and writes in both English and Spanish.

Christiana is a coming of age story set in Mexico City.

Christiana is an A5 saddle stitched chapbook. Lovingly handmade, hand stamped, and hand numbered. Limited to 25 copies. Printed on an old Canon laser printer we found abandoned at a dump site.

This is the second edition of Christiana.