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Chris Feliciano Arnold, MFA

Antioch University Los Angeles

Chris Feliciano Arnold has written essays and journalism for The AtlanticHarper’s, Foreign Policy, Outside, Vice News, Sports Illustrated, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Folha de S. Paulo and more. The recipient of a creative writing fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, he has published fiction in Playboy, The Kenyon Review, Ecotone and other magazines. Along the way, his work has been noted in The Best American Sports Writing and The Best American Short Stories. He lives and teaches writing in the San Francisco Bay Area. Presently, he is Distinguished Visiting Writer of Nonfiction at Saint Mary’s College of California.

His first book, The Third Bank of the River: Power and Survival in the Twenty-First Century Amazon, is a work of narrative nonfiction published by Picador in 2018.

Educational History

MFA, Creative Writing, Purdue University
BA, Journalism and Communication, University of Oregon

Essays and journalism for:
The Atlantic, Harper’s, Foreign Policy, Outside, Vice News, Sports Illustrated, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, The San Francisco Chronicle, Folha de S. Paulo, Salon, McSweeney’s, The Millions

Fiction has been published in:
Playboy, The Kenyon Review, Ecotone

Book:
The Third Bank of the River: Power and Survival in the Twenty-First Century Amazon

2014 creative writing fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts

Affiliate Faculty,

MFA in Creative Writing Program

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