Corinne Demas

Fiction Writer

Department of English Mount Holyoke College
South Hadley, MA 01075

Publications & Prizes

Everything I Was (Lerner Publications, 2014)
Returning to Shore (Lerner Publications, 2014)
The Writing Circle (Hyperion Books, 2010)
Eleven Stories High: Growing Up in Stuyvesant Town, 1948-1968 (SUNY Press, 2000)
If Ever I Return Again (Harper Collins, 2000)
What We Save for Last (Milkweed Editions, 1992)
Prizes won: 

Two National Endowment for the Arts Creative Writing Fellowships.
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellowship.

ASPCA Henry Bergh Children’s Book Award for Saying Goodbye to Lulu.
Finalist, Massachusetts Book Award, The Disappearing Island.
Massachusetts Book Prize “Best Read,” Everything I Was
PEN Syndicated Fiction Competition winner.
Lawrence Foundation Prize for the best story to appear in Michigan Quarterly Review.
Breakthrough Contest winner, University of Missouri Press.

More Information

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Identifies as: 
English American
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Born in: 
New York
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New York, NY
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Last update: Aug 13, 2014