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Chris Tusa

Agent: Amanda Mecke

New Orleans, Louisiana, United States


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Chris Tusa was born and raised in New Orleans. His work has appeared in New
South, Connecticut Review, Texas Review, Prairie Schooner, The New Delta Review,
South Dakota Review, Southeast Review, Passages North, Spoon River, New York
Quarterly, Louisiana Literature, Tar River, StorySouth, and others. He has studied
under a number of notable writers, including Tim Gautreaux, Sidney Wade, and
Debora Gregor. With the help of a grant from the Louisiana Division of the Arts, he
was able to complete his first book-length collection of poetry, Haunted Bones. His
debut novel, Dirty Little Angels, was published by the University of West Alabama in
2009. He holds an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from the University of Florida. Aside
from teaching in the English Department at LSU, he also acts as Managing Editor for
Fiction Southeast.

Published writer: Yes

Freelance: No


Published works:


  • Dirty Little Angels
  • Poetry

  • Haunted Bones