News articles about/featuring Cori Bratby-Rudd:

Santa Cruz Sentinel: UCLA-bound Santa Cruzan earns $10,000 scholarship; foundation honors Bratby-Rudd

Rise Above All Odds: Sh*t People Have Actually Said to People With LQBTQ+ Parent(s)

Poets and Writer’s: Directory of Poets

Voyage LA: Meet Cori Bratby-Rudd of Influx Collectiv’s Queer Poetry Reading Series in East LA

Alhambra Source: Through the Looking Glass: A Night of Queer Poetry at the Rabbit Hole Bar in Alhambra

The Occidental: Local bookstore Book Show forced to relocate, depriving Highland Park of a queer-focused space

University of Arizona Poetry Center: An Interview with Cori Bratby-Rudd and Ryka Aoki

The Colored Pages Book Club Podcast: Cori Bratby-Rudd’s Under The Belly of the Beast

Uncensored Visionary (Podcast): Cori Bratby-Rudd- Influx Collectiv

Publication History:

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Poetry Publications 

Creative Non-Fiction

Journalism/Academic Pieces 

Book Reviews

Ms. Magazine — 2018 (Selected publications)


  • Longlist for PANK Magazine’s Book Contest 2019
  • Selected Participant in 2019 Season 11 Writer to Writer Mentorship
  • Semifinalist for YesYes Books 2019 Pamet River Prize
  • 2019 Finalist for Juniper Fellowship
  • 2019 Q Story Stream Fellow
  • 2019 Eastside Queer Stories Fellowship from the Queer Youth Foundation.
  • 2018-19 Fellowship with Arts in a Changing America (ArtChangeUS)
  • 2018 Certificate of Recognition from the City of Los Angeles for “exemplary efforts and devotion […] in the fight to end domestic and sexual violence.”
  • 2018 Lambda Literary Emerging Writer Retreat Fellow.
  • 2018 Los Angeles LA LGBT Center Lifework’s Scholar
  • 2017 Editorial choice award in Audeamus’ Academic Journal for the best research piece
  • 2017-2019 California Institute of the Arts, Lilian Disney Scholarship
  • 2016 Graduated Cum Laude from UCLA’s Department of Gender Studies
  • 2015 UCLA FEM Newsmagazine’s MVP in Writing
  • 2015 UCLA FEM Newsmagazine’s Most Inspirational Staff Member
  • 2013 UCLA May Ballard Scholar
  • 2012-2014 Little Rock Nine Foundation Scholar
  • 2012 Ronald McDonald House Charities Scholar
  • 2012-2014 Santa Cruz Omega Nu Scholar
  • 2012 Santa Cruz Rotary Scholar
  • 2012 Community Foundation of Santa Cruz Scholar
  • 2012 Scotts Valley Rotary Scholar
  • 2012 Monterrey Bay Insurance Scholar

Fellowship/Workshop Invitations:

  • Lambda Literary
  • Home School
  • Winter Tangerine
  • Colgate Writer’s Conference
  • Q Story Stream
  • Eastside Queer Stories
  • Arts in a Changing America

Events and Speaking Engagements:

  • All events with Influx Collectiv have been hosted/organized by Cori
  • LGBTQ+ Literary Space Makers in Quarantine Roundtable Panelist – January 10, 2021
  • Pantoum’d Book Release and Reading: Featured Performer – August 23, 2019
  • Homocentric: Life’s a …: Featured Performer — July 30th 2019
  • Q Story Stream Live Storytelling Event: Featured Performer — June 20th, 2019
  • Before We’re Thrown to the Wolves: Featured Performer — April 20th 2019
  • Lambda Literary X Poetry @ AWP– March 26th, 2019
  • Drunken Masters Love & Liberation: Featured Performer– January 24th 2019


Cori Bratby-Rudd is also an avid Wikipedia editor and has created pages for the following 60 individuals:

  1. Alexia Arthurs
  2. Kat Cunning
  3. Jean Guerrero
  4. Britteney Black Rose Kapri
  5. Vanessa Siddle Walker
  6. Tressie McMillian Cottom
  7. Mariame Kaba
  8. Melissa Lozada-Oliva
  9. Ama Codjoe
  10. Ebony Flowers
  11. Abby Norman
  12. Sarai Walker
  13. Hallie Lieberman
  14. Desmond Napoles
  15. Lacy J. Davis
  16. Katharina Paulus
  17. Edna Murphey
  18. Elise Sørensen
  19. Christel Kammerer
  20. Reyhaneh Sariri
  21. Hanne Nielsen
  22. Catherine Hettinger
  23. Monia Ben Jemia
  24. Mary Kees
  25. Rachel Anderson (football agent)
  26. Juanita Tomayo Lott
  27. Crystelle-Ida Ngnipoho-Pokam
  28. Lacy M. Johnson
  29. Meredith Perry (inventor)
  30. Jill Brown-Hiltz
  31. Black Female Photographers
  32. Stacy Rukeyser
  33. Catherine Virginia Baxley
  34. Edith Ainge
  35. Tiana Clark
  36. Michaela Ivri Mendelsohn
  37. Fiona Dawson
  38. Rebecca Nagle
  39. Akila Radhakrishnan
  40. Sasha Garden
  41. Indya Moore
  42. Ryan Jamaal Swain
  43. Hailie Sahar
  44. Murder of Nia Wilson
  45. Amanda Daflos
  46. Carolyn Baxter
  47. Lillian Ascough
  48. Amina al-Tuhaif
  49. Margaret Werner Tobien
  50. Alamance 12
  51. Katharine A. Morey
  52. Connie Mofokeng‎
  53. Precious Bedell
  54. Margarita Alcantara
  55. Josephine Amelia Perkins
  56. Patricia McConnel
  57. Pat North Ommert
  58. Jane Riga
  59. Suzanne Asbury-Oliver
  60. Allie Rowbottom
  61. Amy Roloff


Cori Bratby-Rudd is a queer LA-based writer and co-founder of Influx Collectiv(e)’s Queer Poetry Reading Series. She graduated Cum Laude from UCLA’s Gender Studies department, and is a current MFA Candidate in Creative Writing at California Institute of the Arts. She has been published in Ms. Magazine, The Gordian Review, Califragile, PANK Magazine, Entropy, Crab Fat Magazine, among others. She recently won the Editorial Choice Award for her research paper in Audeamus Academic Journal and was nominated as one of Lambda Literary’s 2018 Emerging Writers. You can find her at

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