Claire Cronin is an artist from Los Angeles who currently lives in Athens, GA.
She is the author of A Spirit is a Mood Without a Body, winner of the 2017 Dead Lake Chapbook contest, as well as the chapbook Therese (H_NGM_N, 2014). She also won the 2014 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 she was a teen. Her first record on an indie label, Came Down a Storm, was released by 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.