Chris Russell

Chris Russell lives and works as a special educator in New York City. He is the contributor illustrator for Stonecutter: A Journal of Art and Literature, and his work has been featured in Higher Arc and 92Y’s Podium, among other publications.

Stories By Chris Russell

Hooping with Hijab

As women’s basketball booms around the world, devout Muslim players from Bosnia to the Bronx grapple with a blanket ban on headwear of any kind.

The Supreme Shoedog of North Jersey

Before strip malls and e-commerce made shoe shopping mundane, one fast-talking, chain-smoking, small-town salesman elevated footwear hustling to an art form.