Corrie Adams

Member Profile

Short Description of Yourself

Corrie spends her days wrangling numbers, but enjoys playing with words at night. Her work has appeared in magazines such as More of Our Canada and Lifestyles Magazine and her short fiction has been included in several print anthologies, including WORDPLAY 2013, Frustrated Writers, and Sarah Selecky’s Little Bird Stories vol. 5, among others.

Writing Focus or Interests

Novel, Short Story.

Published Works and Recognitions

Magazines:

More of Our Canada – “Spring Break” (May 2011)
Lifestyles Magazine – “Worrell Island” (January/February 2014)

 

Books:

Frustrated Writers’ Presents: You be the Judge – included my stories “Miles”, “Dinner with Ben”, and “Little Favours” (2013)
WORDPLAY 2013: Emerging Writers of York Region – included my story “Flight” (2013)

Renaissance: Short Fiction as selected by Sarah Selecky – includes my story “Before and After” (2014)

Little Bird Stories vol. 5  – included my story “Paradise” (2015)

The Human Condition – included my stories “The Nature of Infection” and “Lost” (2016)

 

Online:
“Peaches” – CommuterLit, January 2013
“First Impressions” – CommuterLit, April 2013
“Thanks for the Ride” – CommuterLit, July 2013
“Desperado” – CommuterLit, April 2014

“Beneath the Hum” – Fable Magazine, October 2015

“The Prodigal Son” – Saturday Night Reader, October 2015

“Save it for Later” – Youth Imagination, February 2016

“Desire Lines” – Page and Spine, May 2016

 

Awards

“Signs” – 2nd place with CFUW/Era Banner writing contest (Spring 2011)
“Jessie Happens” – 1st place with CFUW/Era Banner writing contest (Spring
2012)
“Worrell Island” – 1st place with the WCSC writing contest (December 2013)
“A New Life” – 1st place with Canada Writes “Defining Moments” contest (January 2014)
“The Nature of Infection” – Honorable Mention with the Infinite Pathways short fiction contest (February 2014)
“Before and After” – 2nd place with the WCDR writing contest (June 2014)

“Ruthless” – 1st place with the Scugog Literary Contest (November 2014)

NYC Midnight’s 2014 Flash Fiction contest, a progressive, three-round competition – 8th place (January 2015)

“Paradise” – 1st place with Sarah Selecky’s Little Bird contest (May 2015)

“Iceberg Season” – 1st place with Writer Advice’s Flash Fiction contest (July 2015)

“Beyond the Fence” – 3rd place with the WCSC’s writing contest

NYC Midnight’s 2016 Short Story contest, a progressive, three-round competition – 9th place (June 2016)

Bio

Corrie spends her days wrangling numbers, but enjoys playing with words at night. Her work has appeared in magazines such as More of Our Canada and Lifestyles Magazine and her short fiction has been included in the print anthologies WORDPLAY 2013, Frustrated Writers, and Little Bird Stories vol. 5.

Corrie lives in Newmarket, Ontario with her two sons and an overactive imagination.

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