Cornelia is an award winning author of five books and a Co-Editor, and Creator of one Anthology to which she has contributed her poetry and art. She is the #16 ranked Script Writer on Fan Story. com. She tied for second place in 2009 in the IBPC with her poem "Toad Festival". Her poetry and art photos have been published since 2008, in Rain Bird, an Art and Literary journal of Windward Community College, Kaneohe, Hawaii. She received Rain Bird's, Kolekolea Honorable Mention in 2010 for her poem, Writing Retreat. She is also published on www.authspot.com, www.herenow/7beats, www.postcardshorts, www.aarp.org/sixwordmemoirs, www.smithmag.net, www.bambooridge, www.hazardcat.blogspot, www.barrierislandsreview, www.islandscene.com, www.OneFortyFiction.com, Hawaii Fishing News June 2011.She subscribes to Blueline Poetry, an online poetry forum, where she has completed 26 rounds of 30 poems. She leads a poetry class-"From Bad to Verse" for Habilitat-the place of change.