Adrienne Corradini is a fiction and creative non-fiction writer based in the Illawarra region of New South Wales, Australia. She holds a BA in English literatures and a BCA in creative writing from the University of Wollongong. There, she won the Nicholas Pounder Award (2012) and the Dorothy Jones Prize (2013). In 2014, she was successful in securing a grant as part of the AsiaBound program, travelling to Sun Yat-Sen University in China to work with students of one of the first Chinese creative writing programs. Her work focuses on the intersections between geography and relationships—how people, land, and animals attempt to communicate, listen to, and fathom each other.
Adrienne has worked as an editorial assistant, a proof reader, a “mail girl”, an indexer, a face painter, a high school tutor, a research assistant, and a variety of roles in libraries. In 2018, she completed a Graduate Diploma in Information Studies from Charles Sturt University. She is now a professional librarian at at academic library, with a focus on learning and student engagement. She has two cats and one horse—a big strong bay gelding of who-knows-what breeding who came with the name Buddy.