Corie Adjmi is the best-selling, award-winning author of the novel The Marriage Box and the short story collection Life and Other Shortcomings. She has won a number of International Book Awards, American Fiction Awards, Best Book Awards and an IBPA Benjamin Franklin award. The Jewish Chronicle included The Marriage Box on a list of Best Jewish Books and Corie's prize-winning essays and short stories have appeared in dozens of journals and magazines, including HuffPost, Newsweek, North American Review, Indiana Review, Medium, Motherwell and Kveller. When Corie is not writing, she does volunteer work, cooks, draws, bikes and hikes. She and her husband have five children and a number of grandchildren, with more on the way. She lives and works in New York City.