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). Writings have appeared in American Short Fiction, Conjunctions, Harper’s Magazine, Ploughshares, Bomb, Tin House Magazine, and the most recent New American Stories anthology from Vintage. She was an American Academy of Arts and Letters Rome Prize winner and an NEA fellow in literature. The Swank Hotel, her second novel, is forthcoming from Graywolf. She lives in Berkeley, California.


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 MFA  Program in Creative Writing. She also occasionally works with students privately.

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

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