Pamela Corkey (pictured above), an assistant professor in the Department of Radio, Television, Film in the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication, has published her first novel, Gross Domestic Product (Pygar Press, March 2014).
The book is a satire, with its plot summarized as follows: “The nation is transformed when government teams up with big biotech and pioneers a way to convert human fat into a highly efficient fuel. Hijinks ensue.”
The book is available in Kindle and print editions on Amazon.com. Learn more about the book at gdpthenovel.com.
Corkey has taught film production and screenwriting at Hofstra since 2008. She has written and directed the award-winning short films, Beef Jerky, White Trash on Fire, and Showstopper, among others. Her first feature film, Easy Listening, premiered at the 2002 Slamdance Film Festival and was selected for 13 other festivals both in the United States and around the world, where it won awards for best feature and best new director before its release on DVD in 2003.