MUSICIAN

Chris Tarry is a five-time Juno award winner (the Canadian Grammy) and one of New York's most sought-after bass players. He has performed with some of the top acts in the world and is a mainstay on the New York jazz scene.

WRITER

Chris is also a Peabody award finalist, and the author of the story collection, "How To Carry Bigfoot Home" (Red Hen Press, March 2015). He holds an MFA in creative writing from the University of British Columbia. His fiction, non-fiction, and various screenplays have been published widely.

PRODUCER

Chris is also a busy producer. He has developed and produced hundreds of different types of projects. From albums to animated films, radio plays, and podcasts. He is an expert in sound design and Pro Tools, and has a super-cool home studio where he edits things together and sets music to everything under the sun.

Chris Tarry is an five-time Juno award winning musician and a Peabody award nominated writer and producer. His book of short stories, How To Carry Bigfoot Home (Red Hen Press, March 2015), won the IndieFab book of the year for short fiction, and has been widely praised as one of the best short story collections of 2015. He is one of New York’s most in-demand bass players, has produced countless award-winning albums, written short films, developed successful podcasts, and excels in sound design and digital editing. He is the co-creator and sound architect behind the ground-breaking kids podcast, Mars Patel, and is currently at work on a novel, various screenplays, and composing music for everything under the sun.

THE LATEST NEWS!

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    MAD Magazine

    Excited to report I have a piece of writing in the latest issue of MAD Magazine. If you’d asked the twelve-year-old me what “making it” meant, I would have told you being published in MAD Magazine. The forty-five year old me pretty much still feels …

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    Bigfoot Premiers at Whistler Film Fest!

    The book trailer I wrote and produced along with illustrator Carson Ting and animator David de Haas for my short story collection How To Carry Bigfoot Home, premiered this year at the Whistler Film Festival and the Austin Short Film Festival. Pretty cool for a …

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    Guest Appearance on OtherPPL with Brad Listi

    This past week I was a guest on what I think is the best literary podcast around, Brad Listi’s Otherppl. We talked about writing, my book, and music. I mention a few friends and influences in Roy Kesey, Henry Hey, and Dan Weiss. Then we talk …

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    Goodreads Giveaway!

    I‘ve got a Goodreads giveaway going on until the end of January. Head on over and sign up to win a signed Advance Reader’s copy of my upcoming short story collection, How To Carry Bigfoot Home.
    Three copies to give away, and it literally takes all …

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    Pre-Order The Book!

    It’s almost time! Here’s some info on my upcoming book in case you didn’t click on the annoying popup when you first hit the site! Please pre-order if you’re interested, it helps greatly.

    COMING MARCH 17TH, 2015!
    Chris’ debut short story collection, How To Carry Bigfoot …

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