Corey Farrenkopf is a Cape Cod based writer. His work has appeared in Catapult, Redivider, The Blue Earth Review, Gravel, Hawaii Pacific Review, 45th parallel, Literary Orphans Journal, The Molotoc Cocktail, and elsewhere. His work has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize. He has been awarded the Gypsy Sachet Award in Biography from Fiction Fix. He is represented by Marie Lamba at the Jennifer DeChiara Literary Agency out of New York City. He currently resides in Harwich, Massachusetts and works as an adult services librarian and landscaper. He received his BA in English/Creative Writing from UMASS Amherst and his M.Ed in Secondary Education from the same school. He teaches creative writing classes with his partner, Gabrielle Griffis, at local libraries and community centers around Cape Cod.
Over the years, he has worked some unusual jobs that have influenced his work. Here are a few: cemetery groundskeeper at historic cemeteries, beach bathroom janitor, creative K-12 teacher at a behavioral health hospital, roofer, carpenter, and souvenir t-shirt sales associate.