About me

Adam Elliott Segal is a writer and editor based in Toronto. His work has been published in Maisonneuve, Reader’s Digest, enRoute, Chatelaine, The Vancouver Province, Sportsnet, The Feathertale Review and subTerrain, where his short story “Richard” won first runner-up in the 2013 LUSH Triumphant Literary Awards contest.

He holds a Combined Honours Degree in English/Comparative Literature from the University of Western Ontario and has completed both the Ryerson Publishing Certificate and the Diaspora Dialogues mentorship program, where he worked with Governor General’s nominee Shyam Selvadurai. He recently worked with National Jewish Book Award winner Joe Kertes at the Humber School for Writers, completing a graduate certificate in fiction. After previous editorial positions at Toro, Spafax and Sportsnet, he has published three books with Firefly Books: MMA Now!, Basketball Now and Basketball Stars.

He recently published “The Black Market Babies of Montreal,” the cover story of the 2017 summer issue of Maisonneuve, and is currently working on a novel about horse racing.