Corinne Demas Writing for Adults

Writing for Adults

Books    Short Stories   Commentary   Poetry   Plays

Corinne Demas is the author of six novels, two collections of short stories, a memoir (Eleven Stories High), two plays, a collection of poetry, and numerous books for children. She's published more than fifty short stories, in a variety of magazines and literary journals. Her publications before 2000 are under the name Corinne Demas Bliss.
For a pronunciation of Corinne's name click here.

Read Corinne's article "How to Get the Most Out of a Writing Group" in Guide to Literary Agents.
Read Corinne's article "An Author's Adventures in Clamming" in The Huffington Post.
Read Corinne's short story, "In Memory of a Lovely Afternoon", in the Kenyon Review


A New Novel

The Road Towards Home

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Published by 
Lake Union Publishing

ISBN:  978-1662511905

Donkeys - cover
The Donkeys Postpone Gratification
(a collection of poems)
Published by
Finishing Line Press, 2009

The Writing Circle - cover
The Writing Circle

(a novel)
Published by
Hyperion/Voice, 2010
Paperback 2011


Eleven Stories High - coverEleven Stories High:
Growing Up in
Stuyvesant Town,

(a memoir)
Published by
SUNY Press, 2000
Paperback 2002

Returning to Shore - cover

Returning to Shore
(a YA novel)
Published by
Carolrhoda Lab
Lerner Publishing Group

Everything I Was - cover
Everything I Was

(a YA novel)
Published by
Carolrhoda Lab
Lerner Publishing Group

What We Save For Last - cover
What We Save for Last

(a short story collection)
Published by
Milkweed Editions, 1992

If Ever I Reurn Again - cover
If Ever I Return Again

(a YA/Middle Grade novel)
Published by
HarperCollins, 2000

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The Same River Twice

(a novel)
Published by
Athenaeum, 1982

Daffodils or the Death of Love  - cover
Daffodils or
the Death of Love

(a short story collection)
Published by
University of Missouri Press

Great American Short Stories - coverGreat American Short Stories: From Hawthorne to Hemingway
(an edited collection
with introduction)
Published by
Barnes & Noble Books, 2004

The Making of a Picture Book - posterA Special Exhibit
The Making of a Picture Book: The Marriage of Text and Art
Meet illustrators and writers as they work together to create picture books.

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Blue Straw Hat
a one character play in one act

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Family Business
a play with four characters