When Charles isn’t trying to survive the chaos of everyday life, he’s dreaming up all kinds of bat-shit crazy fiction. He specializes in science fiction, science fantasy, dieselpunk & steampunk. He’s known to write award-winning mystery thrillers too!
A survivor of thirty-nine years of BigCorp dysfunction, Charles has a B Sc degree in Metallurgy & an MBA. He worked in materials engineering, quality management, logistics & purchasing for a big name Fortune 500 company. That’s why he knows so much about BigCorps, their dysfunctional cultures & how to survive them!
Charles A Cornell was born in England, raised in Canada and now lives in Florida. His first published novel, Tiger Paw, won the 2012 Royal Palm Literary Award for Best Thriller from the Florida Writers Association.
His dieselpunk work, DragonFly was a 2014 Royal Palm Literary Award Finalist in Science Fiction. DragonFly is a retro-futuristic collision of science fiction and fantasy with a generous dash of alternative history.
Charles’s short stories and novellas have appeared in the anthologies, The Prometheus Saga, Return To Earth and In Shadows Written. His Prometheus Saga science fiction story Crystal Night won the Royal Palm Literary Award for Best Novella in 2016.
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