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Christopher Henckel photo for Mike Resni

Galactic Roads, Take Me Home


Born in the backwoods of West Virginia, Christopher Henckel is a country boy down to his molecular structure. He now lives in New Zealand with his lovely partner, Annaliese, and two daughters, Avery and Coco. 

Henckel was a finalist in the Writers of the Future Contest in 2020, semi-finalist in 2021 and 2023, and a third-place winner for the Mike Resnick Memorial Award for Best Science Fiction Short Story by a New Author in 2021. His stories can be found in Galaxy’s Edge, Aurealis, and Sci-Fi Lampoon magazines as well as various anthologies. 


When he’s not writing, Henckel works as a Senior Procurement Specialist for the NZ Government.

Country Field
Looking at the Sun
Rusty Old Car
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