Chris Via is a book reviewer based in North Carolina. His work appears regularly in Rain Taxi Review of Books, The Arts Fuse, 3AM Magazine (forthcoming), and The Rupture (forthcoming). He recently contributed introductions and afterwords to two novels, and in 2018 he won honorable mention for Grove Atlantic's national review competition. He is also the host of the growing literature-obsessed YouTube channel Leaf by Leaf. Chris holds a B.A. in computer science and an M.A. in literature and writing.