Chris Stewart is an award-winning writer/poet, the Editor in Chief of Del Sol Press, and faculty with the Algonkian Novel Workshop and Retreat. Chris holds an M.A. in Creative Writing (Hollins University) and M.F.A. in Poetry (University of Maryland). A former artist in residence with Creative Alliance, Chris has taught at Creative Alliance, Carver Center for Arts & Technology, the Baltimore Museum of Art, and in the Johns Hopkins Odyssey program. Her work with children and teens for nonprofits such as My Sister’s Circle (Baltimore), CityLit Project (Baltimore), Venice Arts (California), and WriteGirl (California) focused on mentoring and leading workshops mixing writing with photography, painting, collage, music, and movement.