Adam Cornell was born in Binghamton, New York, growing up in Chenango Bridge. He spent over half a decade in Louisiana, which he considers his second home. He has previously written a screenplay and television pilot and released his debut novel in 2011. He is the author of two thriller/mystery novels, two middle-grade young reader adventure novels and the author/illustrator of a children’s book.


Adam previously worked on the air as a radio personality utilizing the name Adam Speed while in Baton Rouge and New Orleans, LA as well as Elmira, NY and hosted mornings for Tunes 92.5 in Watertown, NY. He has also made a career in the field of graphic design, working at ad agencies along with companies in the printing, housewares and automotive industries.


Adam currently lives with his wife and three children in Watertown, NY.