Chris Schumerth

Chris Schumerth
Chris Schumerth is a writer who lives in Indianapolis. He has an MFA in creative writing from the University of South Carolina. His writing has been published by In the Fray, Salon, Miami Herald, Relevant Magazine, Comment Magazine, and other places.

Recent Essays

We Need a lot More than Romance

When I came across John Hockenberry’s essay, “Exile,” in the October edition of Harper’s Magazine, I had never heard of him. I still know little...

The New Yorker’s Latest Contribution to Trumpian Populism

All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others. --George Orwell, Animal Farm This past Thursday, I opened my mailbox and saw...

Against Open-mindedness

Indianapolis, IN “Be open-minded.” At times in my life I’ve been given this directive, while other times I’ve been praised for how “open-minded” I am....