Corrina Austin is a retired elementary school teacher, living in beautiful South-Western Ontario, Canada. She has Bachelor’s degrees in both English and Education. Corrina has published several short stories and essays and was twice the recipient of grants for a novel in progress from the Ontario Arts Council. “Corners” was inspired by her experiences as a child growing up in the 1960’s and contains many artifacts from her memories of those times. To get to know her better, check out her blog at https://trustcake.wordpress.com/. You can also visit her on Twitter (@corrinaaustin), Instagram (readingcorners) and via her author page on Facebook.
It’s 1969 and Davy’s expelled from the pool. His single mother is at the diner all day, Davy has no friends, and he’s too young to stay by himself. The answer lies in mysterious 13-year-old Ellis. Visiting her Grammy, she offers to babysit Davy. She teaches him about “corners”–neglected areas fixed up special. But is Davy just one of Ellis’ “corners?”