Chris N. Brown (aka Chris Nakashima-Brown) writes short fiction and criticism from his home in Austin, Texas, where he is an active member of the Turkey City Writer's Workshop, as well as a practicing lawyer. Brown is the co-editor, with Eduardo Jiménez, of Three Messages and a Warning: Contemporary Mexican Short Stories of the Fantastic (Small Beer, 2012). Recent anthologized works include his collaboration with Bruce Sterling, "Windsor Executive Solutions," collected in Sterling's Gothic High-Tech (Subterranean, 2012), and stories in Fast Forward 2 (Lou Anders, ed.), Spicy Slipstream Stories (Lake and Mamatas, eds.), Cross Plains Universe (Cupp and Lansdale, eds.), and Adventure, Vol. 1 (Chris Roberson, ed.). Other stories have appeared in The Baffler, Flurb, Futurismic, The Infinite Matrix, Strange Horizons, Argosy, and RevolutionSF. His recent criticism includes pieces published in The New York Review of Science Fiction, the Mexican literary magazine Castálida, and The Wiscon Chronicles, Vol. 2 (Duchamp and Gunn, eds.). He also writes criticism at the group blog No Fear of the Future (