Christy Lorio is a Louisiana native currently working on her MFA in Studio Art at The University of New Orleans. Christy also holds an MFA in Creative Writing and Bachelor's degrees in English and Film & Theatre from UNO. She was a finalist in the 2020-21 New Delta Review's Ryan R. Gibbs Award for Photography and is a 2021 Fellow for Arizona State University's Desert Nights, Rising Stars Writing Conference.
Her photography focuses on her experience with stage IV colorectal cancer and the swamps she grew up in. She is currently exploring the ways in which her photography and her writing intersect.
Find her on Instagram at @christyloriophotography and on Twitter at @christylorio.