Christopher Wall (B.A., Dartmouth College; M.F.A., New York University) is an essayist, playwright, and lyricist, and was a fellow in non-fiction at the Norman Mailer Center. His essays have appeared in Longform, the LA Review of Books, The Missouri Review, Poets & Writers, and other publications. Three have been named a Notable Essay of the Year in the Best American Essays anthology. His play Dreams of the Washer King was produced Off Broadway and had its West Coast premiere in LA. His songs, co-written with Howard Fishman, have been performed numerous times at Joe’s Pub and SubCulture in New York. He is a Senior Lecturer in the Expository Writing Program at New York University.