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Chris Martin is the author of The Falling Down Dance, Becoming Weather, and American Music and is the editor-at-large of the Multiverse series at Milkweed Editions. He has been a writer-in-residence at the Minnesota History Center's Gale Library, a Bartos fellow at United World College, a reader-in-residence at the South Minneapolis Society Library, and the recipient of a 2017 NEA grant for poetry. In 2015, Martin cofounded Unrestricted Interest, a consultancy and writing program dedicated to transforming the lives of kids and adults on the autism spectrum through poetry and song. He lives in Minneapolis with his wife and their two children.