Terri McCord

Poet

133 Alpine Way
Greenville, SC 29609

Author's Bio

Terri McCord is a visual artist as well as a poet. The South Carolina Arts Commission awarded her the literary fellowship in poetry for 2001-2002. She won first place out of 600 entries in the South Carolina Poetry Initiative/The State Newspaper Single Poem Contest. Other awards include finalist standing in the Press 53 Open Awards, Pocataligo Poetry Prize from Yemassee Review, Southeast Review, and South Carolina Review. She won the 2007 Don Russ Poetry Prize from Kennesaw Review. She has read for the Sundown Poetry Series at the Spoleto Festival and has conducted workshops in the upstate. She has received nominations for Best of the Net and Pushcart Prizes.

Publications & Prizes

Anthologies:
Archive: South Carolina Poetry Since 2005 (Ninety-Six Press, 2018)
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South Carolina Voices: Poetry and Prose (Atheneum, 2018)
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Kakalak 2016 (Main Street Rag, 2016)
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In the Yard (Old Mountain Press, Inc., 2014)
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200 New Mexico Poems: 100 Poems Celebrating the Past, 100 More for the Future (Word Press, 2012)
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And Love (Jacar Press, 2012)
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Kakalak (, 2009)
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Kakalak (Main Street Rag, 2007)
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Southern Poetry Anthology (Texas Review Press, 2007)
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SC Millennial Sampler (Ninety-Six Press, 2005)
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Twenty: SC Poetry Fellows (Hub City Press, 2005)
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Quintet (Ninety-Six Press, 2003)
Chapbooks:
In the Company of Animals (South Carolina Poetry Initiative, 2008)
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The Art and the Wait (Finishing Line Press, 2008)
Journals:
Alchemy
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Circle Magazine
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Comstock Review
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Connecticut Review
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Escape Into Life
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Fall Lines
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Her Mark/Woman Made Gallery Date Book
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Jasper Magazine
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Karamu
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Kennesaw Review
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Lips
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Potomac Review
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Potpourri
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Rio Grande Review
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Slippery Elm
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South 85 Journal
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Talking River Review
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The Comstock Review
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The Monarch Review
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The Nassau Review
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Wild Goose Poetry Review
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Wind
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Prizes won: 

2008 Don Russ Poetry Prize Press 53 Open Awards Post and Courier from SC Poetry Society First Place in Single Poem Contest from SC Poetry Initiative Alice Conger Patterson Scholarship Hub City Yalobusha Review Honorable Mention Vermont Studio Center Scholarship

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
American
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Nashville, TN
Tennessee
Raised in: 
Greenville, SC
South Carolina
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Last update: Jul 23, 2020