Fiction. Chris Belden braids together stand-alone stories with candid wit, creating an intricate landscape of the human heart. From the comedy of a violent public kiss to a woman's floating heartache and hope after a broken marriage, THE FLOATING LADY breathes life into the "algae-pocked" Lake Tawaba.
Chris Belden is author of THE FLOATING LADY OF LAKE TAWABA (New Rivers Press, 2014), and the novels Carry-On (Rain Mountain Press, 2012) and Shriver (Rain Mountain Press, 2013). His fiction has been published in American Fiction, Skidrow Penthouse, Sixfold, and others. His plays have been showcased at Ensemble Studio Theatre in New York, The New York International Fringe Festival, and the Manhattan Theatre Source. Belden holds an MFA from Fairfield UNiversity and lives in Connecticut with his wife, Melissa, and daughter, Francesca.Author City: RIDGEFIELD, CT USA