Song of the Sea God was shortlisted for both the Daily Telegraph Novel in a Year competition and the Yeovil Literature Prize under its earlier name of The Longing.
Chris works in communications and has a background in newspaper journalism as a reporter, news editor and editor. He has won a number of short story prizes including the Bridport Prize.
His second novel, The Pick-Up Artist, was published by Magic Oxygen in February 2015 and Chris launched it making a personal appearance at the Lyme Literary Festival in Dorset.
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