Lucy Corin is the author of the short story collections One Hundred Apocalypses and Other Apocalypses (McSweeney’s Books) and The Entire Predicament (Tin House Books) as well as a novel, Everyday Psychokillers: A History for Girls (FC2). Stories have appeared in American Short Fiction, Conjunctions, Ploughshares, Tin House Magazine, and the New American Stories anthology from Vintage. She was an American Academy of Arts and Letters Rome Prize winner and is a current NEA fellow in literature. She is at work on a novel, The Swank Hotel, and lives part of the year in Northern California and part of the year in Asheville, NC.


photo by Lydia Daniller; calf by Carl D’Alvia

Lucy Corin has a BA from Duke University and an MFA from Brown.  She’s a Professor at University of California, Davis where she teaches in the English Department and Creative Writing Program along with fiction writers Pam Houston, Jacinda Townsend, and Yiyun Li, and poets Joshua Clover, Joe Wenderoth, and Katie Peterson.

The dated entries on this site are an effort to make a public version of a writer’s notebook.


Thanks to Christy Schaefer for designing this site and Robinberg Photography for the site images.