Chris Galvin is a Canadian writer, editor and photographer with one foot in Canada and the other in Viet Nam. She writes mostly about food, nature, and Viet Nam.
Her essay Bombshell was chosen as runner-up for best creative nonfiction in Briarpatch Magazine‘s 2015 Writing in the Margins contest. Flood Season was a finalist for the 2012 Best of the Net prize, and Discovering Hến Rice in Central Việt Nam won third place (shared) as well as the Readers’ Choice Award in the 2015 I Must Be Off! Travel Essay Contest.
Chris has had her writing and photographs appear in various anthologies and literary journals, including Descant, Asian Cha, PRISM International, Room, and others. She has written in Vietnamese and English for Vietnam Tourism Review/Kham Pha Du Lich Vietnam Magazine, Travellive, and Du Lich Giai Tri.
She is currently looking for a home for her recently completed manuscript, Breakfast Under the Bodhi Tree, a book about living, eating, and tour-guiding in Viet Nam. When not writing, Chris can usually be found in the garden, the kitchen, or the middle of a good book. Sometimes, all three practically at once.