Claudia Cortese

Poet & Teacher

May 2017 News

California WASP QUEEN Tour for June 2017 has been scheduled! Click HERE for dates

WASP QUEEN reviewed at Electric Literature!

TWINE, my 2nd manuscript, is a semifinalist for YesYes Book's Pamet River Prize for female and genderqueer writers

"Girlhood," a poem from my 2nd manuscript, TWINE, was published in Indiana Review

April 2017 News

Interview about WASP QUEEN at The Rumpus!

WASP QUEEN reviewed at The Bind! 

WASP QUEEN hits number 10 on the March 2017 SPD Bestseller List

WASP QUEEN BOOK LAUNCH SET FOR SATURDAY, APRIL 1 AT THE BUREAU OF GENERAL SERVICES, QUEER DIVISION! 

March 2017 News

Interview about WASP QUEEN at American Microreviews and Interviews

My "Sonnet to Lucy" in which Lucy and I join forces to cast a spell on her bully was featured on Verse Daily! 

Emily Corwin reviews WASP QUEEN for Indiana Review. Read review HERE

WASP QUEEN hits lucky number 13 (Lucy's age!) on the February 2017 SPD Bestseller List