About This Guy They Call Kris Madden



Kris Madden wrote, designed, and published Learn To Speed Read, which has garnered close to 100,000 downloads and print purchases since its release in 2009. His speed reading videos on YouTube have garnered significant press and media attention from print and web based publications, such as The IndependentLifehacker, and Boing! Boing!. In the past, Kris Madden has written for Gear Live, a popular technology blog as well as FlushLife and PeevishPenman. His short fiction has been published in magazines such as Astonishing Adventures and in April 2010 he received Honorable Mention in the William Saroyan Writing Contest.

UMI has published his thesis, Reading Outside the Box: An Exploration of Alternative Reading Methods, and is available for free online. He currently lives in Fresno, California with his two daughters Mary and Charlotte.