Camille U. Adams

Lance Cleland

Camille U. Adams is a Pushcart Prize nominated writer from Trinidad and Tobago. She earned her MFA in Poetry from CUNY and is a current Ph.D. Candidate in Creative Nonfiction at FSU where she has been awarded a McKnight Doctoral Fellowship and nominated for a teaching award. Camille is a Tin House alum and a Tin House summer workshop reader. She is also a Kenyon Writers Workshop alum. Additionally, Camille has been awarded the sole full scholarship from Granta Magazine’s inaugural nature writing workshop as well as fellowships from Roots Wounds Words, Community of Writers, Kweli Literary Festival, Grubstreet, VONA, etc. Her writing has been longlisted in the Graywolf Creative Nonfiction Prize 2022 and selected as a finalist for The 2021 Orison Anthology Award in Nonfiction. Camille’s memoir work is featured in Passages North, Citron Review, Hippocampus Magazine, XRAY Literary Magazine, Variant Literature, The Forge Literary Magazine, Kweli Magazine, The Caribbean Writer, and elsewhere. Camille also serves as the assistant nonfiction editor at The Account Magazine, a nonfiction editor at Variant Literature, and a memoir reader for Split Lip Magazine. She is currently querying her first memoir. When she isn’t writing and teaching, Camille can be found on Twitter at @Camille_U_Adams where she spends way too much time.