Short stories by Jennifer C. Cornell

Jennifer Cornell is an Irish short story writer, whose work appeared in New Hibernia Review, Proceedings of the Harvard Celtic Colloquium, TriQuarterly and New England Review. Cornell’s stories explore the emotional and psychological consequences of the struggle to endure not only violence, but loss, failure and the inability to believe.

Jennifer Cornell was born in 1967.

Initially, Jennifer studied at Harvard University, where she attained Bachelor of Arts degree. Jennifer continued her studies and got Master of Arts degree at Magee College. In 1994, she obtained Master of Fine Arts degree, graduating from Cornell University.

Jennifer Cornell also attended Ulster University, where she received Master of Arts degree.

From 1994, Jennifer works as a professor of English at Oregon State University in Corvallis. She also served as a youth and community worker in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

In 1994, Jennifer attained Drue Heinz literature Prize for the collection of short stories "Departures" and, in 1995, she received Oregon Book Award.   Jennifer is a member of the Association of Writers & Writing Programs and American Political Science Association.

Listing 1 story.

A young girl lives with her family in Northern Ireland and often spends time exploring the city and listening to her father's stories. When one of the mother's clients falls for a fortune teller's tricks, the family must decide whether or not they will help her.