Lori A May

Creative Nonfiction Writer, Fiction Writer, Poet

Seattle, WA

Author's Bio

Lori A. May writes across the genres, road-trips half the year, and drinks copious amounts of coffee. She freelances for magazines including The Atlantic, The Writer, and Writer’s Digest. Her reviews have appeared in journals such as the Iowa Review, Kenyon Review, Colorado Review, New Orleans Review, and Los Angeles Review. Lori’s editorial roles have included working with Kaylie Jones Books (an imprint of Akashic Books), Creative Nonfiction, and other independent presses. She is also the founding editor of Poets’ Quarterly. Lori is a graduate of the Wilkes University MFA program. She teaches in the University of King’s College creative nonfiction MFA program (Halifax NS) and is a frequent guest speaker at conferences and residencies across North America. Visit her at www.loriamay.com.

Publications & Prizes

Creative Nonfiction

Anthology:
Creative Composition: Inspiration and Techniques for Writing Instruction (Multilingual Matters, 2015)
Books:
The Write Crowd: Literary Citizenship & the Writing Life (Bloomsbury USA, 2014)
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The Low-Residency MFA Handbook: A Guide for Prospective Creative Writing Students (Continuum, 2011)
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Connotation Press: An Online Artifact
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The Smoking Poet
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The Writer
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Writer's Digest

Fiction

Books:
Moving Target (Silhouette, 2008)
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The Profiler (Silhouette, 2005)

Poetry

Anthologies:
Bigger Than They Appear: Anthology of Very Short Poems (Accents Publishing, 2011)
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Spirit of Humanity (Artists for a Better World, 2007)
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The Future Looks Bright (InnerSurf Publishing, 2006)
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Van Gogh's Ear: The Celebrity Edition (French Connection Press, 2006)
Book:
Square Feet (Accents Publishing, 2014)
Journals:
Aesthetica Magazine U.K.
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Caper Literary Journal
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Qarrtsiluni
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Ramshackle Review
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Renaissance City
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Two Review
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Willows Wept Review
Prizes won: 

Norris Church Mailer Fellowship

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Canada
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Last update: Jul 12, 2014