About

Corinna McClanahan Schroeder is the author of the award-winning collection of poetry Inked, selected by William Virgil Davis for the 2014 X. J. Kennedy Poetry Prize (Texas Review Press, 2015).  She has been awarded an AWP Intro Journals Award in poetry, as well as a Walter E. Dakin Fellowship to the Sewanee Writers' Conference, and her poems have been recently published in journals such as Blackbird, CrazyhorseGulf Coast, Poet Lore, RHINO, and The Southern Review.

Schroeder holds a PhD in Creative Writing and Literature from the University of Southern California, where she was the recipient of a Wallis Annenberg Endowed Fellowship; an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Mississippi, where she was the recipient of a John and Renée Grisham Fellowship; and a BFA in Creative Writing from the University of Evansville. 

Born in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, and raised in Loveland, Ohio, Schroeder lives in the Los Angeles area, where she is finishing her second book of poems and where she teaches in the Writing Program at the University of Southern California. 

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