Christopher Fried was born in Petersburg, Virginia in 1985 and currently lives in Henrico, Virginia.  He graduated from The College of William and Mary in 2007 with a BA in English and Classical Studies.  His first collection of poetry, All Aboard the Timesphere, was published Summer 2013 by Alabaster Leaves, an imprint of Kelsay Books.  He was  the assistant editor for the online literary journal Wisdom Crieth Without.  He has written book and movie reviews for the '80s nostalgia label and website NewRetroWave.