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Cori McCarthy

Cori McCarthy started writing when she was thirteen. She earned a B.A. in Creative Writing from Ohio University in 2005, with a focus in memoir writing and poetry. After graduation she completed UCLAs Professional Program in Screenwriting. Cori then served as an AmeriCorps volunteer at an elementary school in Appalachian Ohio before realizing her love for writing for young adults. In 2011, she earned an MFA in Writing for Children & Young Adults from Vermont College of Fine Arts.
 In geographical history, Cori was born in Guam, grew up in New England and the Midwest, studied abroad in Dublin, Ireland, and now lives in Michigan with her family.