Most recently, Chris Shipman is co-author with Vincent Cellucci of A Ship on the Line (Unlikely Books), co-author with Brett Evans of T. Rex Parade (Lavender Ink), author of Cat Poems (Kattywompus Press), and author of a chapbook of short prose pieces, The Movie My Murderer Makes (The Cupboard). His poems and prose appear in journals such as Cimarron Review, PANK, and Salt Hill, among many others. Shipman’s poem, “The Three-Year Crossing,” was a winner of the Motionpoems Big Bridges prize, judged by Alice Quinn. Shipman lives in New Orleans with his wife and daughter and teaches English and creative writing at St. Martin’s Episcopal School.
The Movie My Murderer Makes
My murderer sits in row F, seat 3, just behind my wife and me, in row E, seats 3 and 4.