Victoria Lynne McCoy

Poet | Writer | Editor | Designer

Photo Credit: Jonathan Weiskopf

About Victoria

VICTORIA LYNNE MCCOY holds an MFA in poetry from Sarah Lawrence College and a BA in “The Power of Words: Creative Expression as a Catalyst for Change,” focusing on activism in the arts, from the University of Redlands’ Johnston Center for Integrative Studies. Her work has appeared in Best New PoetsBlackbird, The Boiler Journal, The Collagist, Cultural Weekly, The Offing, PANK, Tinderbox, and Washington Square Review, among others. After serving as Publicist & Assistant Editor for Four Way Books, Victoria left NYC to return to her native Southern California. She currently lives and works in Los Angeles.


Finalist, St. Lawrence Book Award 2016

Finalist, St. Lawrence Book Award 2017

Finalist, YesYes Books Open Reading Period

Finalist, Perugia Press

Finalist, MUDFISH Poetry Prize

Semi-Finalist, 92Y Discovery Prize 2020

Semi-Finalist, Pamet River Prize 2019

Semi-Finalist, Crab Orchard Series in Poetry First Book Award

Semi-Finalist, Lexi Rudnitsky First Book Award