Claudia Grinnell

Claudia Grinnell was born and raised in Germany.  She now makes her home in Louisiana, where she teaches at the University of Louisiana at Monroe.  Her poems have appeared in The Kenyon Review, Exquisite Corpse, Cream City Review, Hayden's Ferry Review, New Orleans Review, Review Americana, Triplopia, Logos, Minnesota Review, Diner, Urban Spaghetti, Fine Madness, Greensboro Review and others.   Her first full-length book of poetry, Conditions Horizontal, was published by Missing Consonant Press in the fall of 2001.  Dr. Grinnell was the recipient of the 2000 Southern Women Writers Emerging Poets Award.  In 2003, she was a finalist in the Ann Stanford Poetry Prize Competition.  In 2005, she received the Louisiana Division of the Arts Fellowship in poetry and was nominated for a Pushcart prize in the Fall of 2006. In early 2007, her second book of poetry, All Roads, was published by Luddite Kingdom Press.

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