Charlotte Covey


Chattanooga, TN
Tennessee US

Author's Bio

Charlotte grew up in St. Mary's County, Maryland. While still an undergrad, she was Editor-in-Chief of Salisbury University's in-house literary journal, The Scarab, and she co-founded Milk Journal. In Spring 2016, she received her Bachelor's degree in Psychology and English with a Concentration in Creative Writing from Salisbury University. She moved to St. Louis in 2016 and graduated with an MFA in Creative Writing - Poetry from the University of Missouri - St. Louis in May 2018. From 2018 - 2019, Charlotte was Editor-in-Chief of WomenArts Quarterly Journal. She has taught poetry at the graduate-level, and she is currently a contributing editor for River Styx. She has published poetry in over 100 journals. In 2020, Charlotte moved to Chattanooga, Tennessee with her partner and their cat, Budlight. 

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Nominated: 2019 Pushcart Prize, 2017 Pushcart Prize

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
Jeanann Verlee, Kathryn Merwin, El Williams III, Kim Addonizio, Ai, John A. Nieves, Emma Bolden, Chelsea Dingman, Chen Chen, E. Kristin Anderson, Clementine Von Radics

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St. Inigoes, MD
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Last update: Apr 27, 2021