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Corinne Demas

Biography

Corinne Demas

Corinne Demas is the author of two collections of short stories, three novels, a memoir, a collection of poetry, a play, and numerous books for children. She is Professor of English at Mount Holyoke College and a fiction editor of the Massachusetts Review.    
 
She grew up in New York City, in Stuyvesant Town, the subject of her memoir, ELEVEN STORIES HIGH, GROWING UP IN STUYVESANT TOWN, 1948-1968. She attended Hunter College High School, graduated from Tufts University, and completed a Ph.D. in English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University. She lived in Pittsburgh for a number of years, teaching at the University of Pittsburgh and at Chatham College. Her awards include two National Endowment for the Arts Creative Writing Fellowships and an Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellowship.
 
She lives with her family in Western Massachusetts and spends the summer on Cape Cod. She is represented by McIntosh & Otis Inc.

Corinne Demas

Books by Corinne Demas

written by Corinne Demas with illustrations by R. W. Alley - Children's, Fiction

Halloween is almost here and Lily wants to make her own costume for trick-or-treating. Should she be a scary ghost? Or maybe a roly-poly pumpkin? Perhaps a glittery princess! After many ideas and a few wrong turns, Lily finally settles on a costume that will be perfect for a Halloween surprise with her cuddly kittens.