Christopher grew up near the Atlantic seaboard, the farm country of eastern Pennsylvania and the high deserts of Mexico. He immersed himself in Russian fiction, English poetry, and the music of Wagner, Beethoven, and Bruckner. He began writing his own stories, poems, plays, novels, essays and composing classical music. His poems and fiction have appeared in literary magazines and anthologies throughout the United States. Christopher help found the literary and arts magazine Caveat Lector, http://www.caveat-lector.org which, with Ho Lin, he continues to co-edit and publish. His novel A Spy in the Ruins was published in 2005 by Regent Press. Over the last few years he has been investigating film making as a way of exploring poetry. Recently he published a book of poems and photographs called The Rose Shipwreck.