“A strong pop sensibility and an ear for the soaring melody.”
— L.A. Weekly
“The lyrics can weave a gentle love song, or run you into bumps and sudden turns. HIS BEST STUFF IS PART COLE PORTER AND PART KAFKA”
— Theatre Ghost
Poet, composer, and performer, Christopher Reiner has composed music and songs for over 25 stage productions in New York city, Los Angeles and Cape Town.
He is author of three books of prose: Ogling Anchor and Pain (both published by Avec Books), and, most recently, I Want Nothing But You In The World (Spuyten Duyvil press). His work has appeared in many journals and anthologies.
He edited Witz: A Journal of Poetics, which was recently described in the online blog Hollow Crystal as “an indispensable resource for studying late twentieth century poetics.”