Mr. Chris Santiago

California, United States

Member Since: 09/04/2013

Chris Santiago is a poet and fiction writer, and the author of TULA (Milkweed Editions), a Finalist for the Minnesota Book Award and the Winner of the 2016 Lindquist & Vennum Prize. His poems, stories, and book reviews have appeared in FIELD, Pleiades, The Asian American Literary Review, and elsewhere. A Kundiman and Mellon/ACLS Fellow, he received his Ph.D. from the University of Southern California is Assistant Professor of English at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul.

Twitter Username: @santisugi


  • Mellon/ACLS Fellowship(2014)
  • ACE-Nikaido Fellowship(2013)
  • USC Provost's Ph.D. Fellowship(2010)
  • Manuel G. Flores Scholarship(2013)
  • Kundiman Fellowship(2013)
  • USC Ph.D. Achievement Award(2015)


  • Assistant Lecturer at USC (August 2010 - )
  • Editor at McGraw-Hill (January 2007 - January 2010)
  • Assistant Professor of English at University of St. Thomas (September 2015 - )


  • Bachelor of Arts in Creative Writing from Oberlin College (May 1999)
  • Master of Arts in Literature & Creative Writing from USC (December 2014)

Genres of Interest

Fiction, Creative nonfiction, Screenwriting, Children's literature , Poetry