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Cori Bratby-Rudd

Cori Bratby-Rudd

Fall 2019 Session

Cori Bratby-Rudd is a queer LA-based writer and co-founder of Influx Collectiv(e)’s Queer Poetry Reading Series. She graduated cum laude from UCLA’s Gender Studies department, and received her MFA in creative writing from California Institute of the Arts. She has been published in Ms., the Gordian Review, Califragile, [PANK], Entropy, and Crab Fat magazine, among others. She won the Editorial Choice Award for her research paper in Audeamus academic journal and was nominated as one of Lambda Literary’s 2018 Emerging Writers. Her manuscript Dis/owned is a semifinalist for YesYes Books’ 2019 Pamet River Prize. You can find her at

Cori Bratby-Rudd worked with Marlena Chertock.

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