Terri McCord

133 Alpine WayGreenville, SC 29609
Phone: 
(864) 517-9048

Author's Bio

Terri McCord is a visual artist as well as a poet. She recently 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, etc. She won the 2007 Don Russ Poetry Prize from Kennesaw Review. She recently read for the Sundown Poetry Series at the Spoleto Festival. She has conducted workshops across the state - most recently for the Foothills Writers Guild. More information is available at: http://www.southernartistry.org/Terri_McCord

Publications and Prizes

Book

The Art and the Wait
(Finishing Line Press,
2007)

Chapbook

In the Company of Animals
(South Carolina Poetry Initiative,
2008)

Anthology

Quintet
(Ninety-Six Press,
2003)
SC Millennial Sampler
(Ninety-Six Press,
2005)
Twenty: SC Poetry Fellows
(Hub City,
2005)
Southern Poetry Anthology
(Texas Review Press,
2007)
Kakalak
(Main Street Rag Press,
2007)
Kakalak
2009)

Journal

Seneca Review
2014)
MacGuffin
2014)
South Carolina Review
2014)
Southeast Review
2014)
Cream City Review
2014)
Comstock Review
2014)
Cimarron Review
2014)
Sow's Ear Poetry Review
2014)
Chiron Review
2014)
Talking River Review
2014)
Lips
2014)
Emrys Journal
2014)
Yemassee
2014)
Wind
2014)
Alchemy
2014)
Potpourri
2014)
Circle Magazine
2014)
Her Mark/Woman Made Gallery Date Book
2014)
Karamu
2014)
Connecticut Review
2014)
Rio Grande Review
2014)
Kennesaw Review
2014)
Main Street Rag
2014)
Cimarron Review
The Cortland Review
Prizes: 
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

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings? 
Yes
Travels for readings? 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Caucasian
Prefers to work with: 
Any, Children
Born in: 
Nashville, TN
Raised in: 
Greenville, SC

Personal Favorites

Favorite Authors:
Andrew Hudgins, Linda Pastan, Jane Kenyon, Marie Howe, Stephen Dunn

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Listing last updated: August 3, 2009.

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