Christopher BakkenChristopher Bakken (born 1967 in Madison, Wisconsin) an American poet, translator, chef, travel writer, and professor at Allegheny College.
He graduated from Columbia University with an M.F.A. and from University of Houston with a Ph.D. in literature and creative writing. He was a Fulbright Scholar in American Studies at the University of Bucharest in 2008. He is Director of Writing Workshops in Greece: Thessaloniki and Thasos.
His work has appeared in ''The Paris Review, Georgia Review, Gettysburg Review, Wall Street Journal, Michigan Quarterly Review, The Iowa Review, Parnassus, Raritan, Southwest Review, and Western Humanities Review''. His first poetry collection, ''After Greece'' (2001), was published by Truman State University Press after he won the T. S. Eliot Prize.
His burger recipe won a ''Food & Wine'' contest. Provided by Wikipedia