Claire Cronin is an artist from Los Angeles. She currently lives in Athens, GA.
She is the author of A Spirit is a Mood Without a Body, winner of the Dead Lake Chapbook contest and forthcoming from Salt Hill in 2018 as well as the chapbook Therese (H_NGM_N, 2014). In 2014 she won the Fairy Tale Review Poetry Award, judged by Ilya Kaminsky. Claire's writing can be found in Bennington Review, Sixth Finch, Vinyl Poetry, Prelude, BOAAT, Yalobusha Review, Cloud Rodeo, Interrupture, and other places. She has an MFA from the University of California, Irvine and is pursuing a PhD in English at the University of Georgia.
As a musician, Claire has been writing, performing, and self-releasing albums since childhood. Her first record on a label, Came Down a Storm, came out from Ba Da Bing! in 2016.
This website archives many of Claire's visual and performance art works, most made between 2007 - 2012 in Los Angeles.