Chris Feliciano Arnold

2023 Visiting Poets & Writers

Chris Feliciano Arnold has written essays and journalism for The Atlantic, Harper’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 in the San Francisco Bay Area where he is Director of the MFA Program in Creative Writing 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.

Chris Feliciano Arnold will offer a craft session, The Art of Recollection: Memory and Imagination in Creative Nonfiction, as well as an evening reading followed by Q&A.