Chris Forhan

Chris Forhan’s new book is a memoir, My Father Before Me. He has also published three collections of poetry: Black Leapt In, winner of the Barrow Street Press Poetry Prize; The Actual Moon, The Actual Stars, winner of the Morse Prize and the Washington State Book Award; and Forgive Us Our Happiness, winner of the Bakeless Prize. He has won a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship and two Pushcart Prizes. He lives in Indianapolis, where he teaches at Butler University. For more:

  • Blind | Opulent, Unfunereal World

    The way, as I wake, some shimmery dream