Autumn Cornwell

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Squat toilets, profuse sweating, jumbo centipedes, ear nibbling—these are just some of the delights I’ve encountered in my global adventures, which inspired my first YA comedic adventure, CARPE DIEM, published in the U.S. by Macmillan, followed by foreign editions in Germany (“Guten Tag!”), the Netherlands, and China.  The novel follows the story of overachiever Vassar Spore who is forced to backpack through Malaysia, Cambodia, and Laos with her wacky bohemian grandma—and experiences enough misadventures to last a lifetime.  Most of which (fortunately or unfortunately, as the case may be) really happened to me!

My work with the refugees and persecuted minority groups of Burma ignited a passion for personal and religious freedom,

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EXTREME YOU - BOLYG Outreach Trip Handout #24

>> EXTREME YOU! <<Handout #24Congratulations! You are now on your way to Southeast Asia. Or perhaps you’ve just arrived. In any case, NOW is the perfect time to read this—before EXTREME YOU sets in. (Ahem! Resist the temptation to set this aside and pick up the creased PEOPLE magazine in the seat pocket in front of you…)What is EXTREME YOU? Yes, as a matter of fact, it is the extrem... Read more of this blog post »
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“Shut up, cowboy."
Yes, ma'am."
And give me a kiss."
Yes, ma'am.”
Autumn Cornwell, Carpe Diem

“He say: May you and Hanks have long life together with many little Hanks!"
I gasped.
I'll drink to that," said Hanks with a grin and quickly downed his lao-lao.”
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“Non calor sed umor est qui nobis incommodat.
It's not the heat, it's the humidity.”
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