Christopher Brown is the author of Tropic of Kansas, a dystopian novel that was a finalist for the 2018 Campbell Award for the best science fiction novel of the year. His novel Rule of Capture, the beginning of a series of speculative legal thrillers, is forthcoming from Harper in 2019.
He was nominated for a World Fantasy Award for the anthology Three Messages and a Warning: Contemporary Mexican Short Stories of the Fantastic. His short fiction and essays have appeared in a variety of magazines and anthologies. He lives in Austin, Texas, where he also practices technology law.