Camille U. Adams

Lance Cleland

Camille U. Adams is a Pushcart Prize and Best American Essays nominated memoir writer from Trinidad and Tobago. She earned her MFA 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 has been invited to be a Tin House reader for the 2023 summer workshop applications. She is also a Kenyon Writers Workshop alum. Additionally, Camille has received scholarships and fellowships for attendance at writing conferences from Roots Wounds Words, Community of Writers, Kweli Literary Festival, Grubstreet, VONA, etc. Her writing has been long-listed in the Graywolf Creative Nonfiction Prize 2022 and selected as a finalist for The 2021 Orison Anthology Award in Nonfiction. Camille’s memoir writing is featured/forthcoming in Passages North, Citron Review, Hippocampus Magazine, XRAY Literary Magazine, Variant Literature, The Forge Literary Magazine, Wasafiri, Kweli Magazine, The Caribbean Writer, and elsewhere. She is also a memoir reader for Split Lip Magazine. Camille has just begun querying her first memoir and is at work on her second. When she isn’t writing and teaching, Camille can be found on Twitter at @Camille_U_Adams where she spends way too much time.