Carolyn Hembree has poems out or forthcoming in COLORADO REVIEW, GULF COAST, INDIANA REVIEW, JUBILAT, THE SOUTHERN POETRY ANTHOLOGY and WITNESS, among two dozen other journals and anthologies. In 2012, Kore Press published her first collection, SKINNY. Her poetry has received three Pushcart Prize nominations, a PEN Writers Grant, a Southern Arts Federation Grant, and a Louisiana Division of the Arts Fellowship Award in Literature. Before completing her MFA, she found employment as a cashier, housecleaner, cosmetics consultant, telecommunicator, actor, receptionist, paralegal, coder, and freelance writer. Carolyn grew up in Tennessee and Alabama. She teaches at the University of New Orleans and serves as Poetry Editor of BAYOU.
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