San Francisco, CA – Christian lives in San Francisco where he writes and teaches fiction and directs a community art and oral history project through San Francisco State University in El Salvador. He has translated the works of the Salvadoran writers Alberto Masferrer and Miguel Angel Espino. He holds an MFA from Brown University, where he received the James Assatly award for fiction, and the Michael Harper Prize. Most recently his work has been published in Encyclopedia. He works with the choreographer Anna Halprin, and with the Nonsite Collective of writers and activists. He is working on his first novel.