Chris Fink is a professor at Beloit College in Wisconsin, where he teaches literature, creative writing, and journalism. He is the editor of the Beloit Fiction Journal and founder of the Hamlin Garland Award for the Short Story.
Since 2000, he has published more than twenty five stories and essays at various journals, including Alaska Quarterly Review, The Cream City Review, Hayden’s Ferry Review, Malahat Review North Dakota Quarterly, Other Voices, The Pinch, South Dakota Review, and others.
He was a founding faculty member of the MFA program at San Jose State University, where he taught for five years and edited Reed Magazine. He is a recipient of the 2003 Silicon Valley Artist’s Grant, and founder of the John Steinbeck Award for the Short Story.