Brock Adams


Brock Adams's first novel, Ember, won the South Carolina First Novel Prize and was published by Hub City Press in 2017. His second novel, Apocalypse Yesterday, was published in 2020 by Crooked Lane Books. His short fiction has appeared in many publications, including The Sewanee Review and Acapella Zoo, and has won several awards, among them the Andrew Lytle Prize and second prize in Playboy's College Fiction Contest. His story "Audacious" was anthologized in Best American Mystery Stories. His first collection of short stories, Gulf, was published in 2010 by Pocol Press. Since receiving his MFA from the University of Central Florida, Adams has taught English at the University of South Carolina Upstate in Spartanburg, SC, where he lives with his wife and daughter.

Prize anthology mentions

Pushcart (Fiction) 2012*

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