Chris Feliciano Arnold is the author of The Third Bank of the River: Power and Survival in the Twenty-First Century Amazon, a work of narrative nonfiction to be published by Picador USA in March 2018.

He has written essays and journalism for Harper's, The Atlantic, Foreign Policy, Outside, Vice News, Sports Illustrated, The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Folha de S. Paulo, Salon, McSweeney's, The Millions and more.

His fiction has been published in Playboy, The Kenyon Review, Ecotone and other magazines. His work has been noted in The Best American Sports Writing and The Best American Short Stories, and in 2014 he received a creative writing fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts.

MFA, Creative Writing, Purdue University
BA, Journalism and Communication, University of Oregon
Selected Publications

Arnold, C. (2017). "Brazil Has Become a Gangland." Foreign Policy

Arnold, C. (2017) "Beheadings, Prison Riots, and Graft: How a Cartel War Is Tearing Brazil Apart" Vice News

Arnold, C. (2017). The Third Bank of the River: Blood, Power and Survival in the 21st Century Amazon. New York: Picador USA.

Arnold, C. (2015)."Cracolándia." The Kenyon Review.

Arnold, C. (2014). "Behind the Beautiful Horizons." Harper's.

Awards & Distinctions

National Endowment for the Arts Creative Writing Fellowship, 2014