Biography

Christopher Gudgeon is an author, poet and screenwriter. He has contributed to numerous magazines – including Playboy, MAD and National Lampoon – and written almost 20 books, from critically acclaimed fiction and poetry like Song of Kosovo¸ Assdeep in Wonder and Greetings from the Vodka Sea, to celebrated biographies of Stan Rogers and Milton Acorn, to popular history on subjects as varied as sex, fishing and lotteries.

He also has numerous TV and film credits, including co-writing and starring in the Markham Street Films feature film The Trick with the Gun, and creating, writing and co-producing the Ghost Trackers for YTV/HBO Family and the ground-breaking animated cross-platform series GeoFreakZ for Teletoon.

In his varied and spotty career, Gudgeon has worked as a psychiatric orderly, rent boy, bartender, rock musician, TV weatherman, bible salesman, radio sportscaster and rodeo clown.

Gudgeon has three sons — Charles, Tavish and Keating – and has been in an open relationship with musician Jasper Vander Voorde since 2009. He divides his time between the wilds of British Columbia and the wilder wilds of Los Angeles.

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