Chris Burns has been published in the following:


Critical Theories of the Pumpkin Spice Latte. McSweeney’s Internet Tendency. September 22, 2020.

The Singularity is in Beta. Honorable Mention for the L. Ron Hubbard Writers of the Future Contest, 1st quarter, 2020.

This Job is Part Time and has No Insurance42 Stories Anthology. BAM. Publication forthcoming. 

The Doughnuts Were Good, but Not THAT Good! 42 Stories Anthology.  BAM. Publication forthcoming. 

Being Psychic is Weirder than You'd Expect42 Stories Anthology.  BAM. Publication forthcoming. 

Midnight at Red’s. Another Chicago Magazine. Pushcart nominee. November 26, 2019.

Principessa di Fiamme, Princess of Flames. Finalist for 48th New Millennium Award for Fiction. New Millennium Writings. November 11, 2019.

Principessa di Fiamme, Princess of Flames. Eclectica Magazine. July/August 2018. 

The Psychic and the Foodie: A Love Story. 2nd Place in the 2018 Bethlehem Writers Roundtable Short Story Award, judged by Kimberly Brower of Brower Literary & Management, Inc. Issue 54, Fall 2018.

Contra Mundi. The Laurel Review, 51.1. Fall 2018.

The Atomic Gravitational Theory. Transfer Magazine

A Studio Dream. Lady in the Lake.

A Few Small Pieces. Lady in the Lake.

Chris S. Burns

Background photo by Jason Mowry

Lighted Ferris Wheel at Night, 2019 Ohio State Fair