Adrian ShirkWriter Essays etc. Advice 5 ¢
Adrian Shirk is the author of AND YOUR DAUGHTERS SHALL PROPHESY (Counterpoint Press), a hybrid-memoir exploring American women prophets and mystics, named an NPR ‘Best Book’ of 2017. Her odyssey of American utopian experiments HEAVEN IS A PLACE ON EARTH is out spring 2022. Shirk was raised in Portland, Oregon, and has since lived in New York and Wyoming. She’s a frequent contributor to Catapult, and her essays have appeared in The Atlantic, among others. She teaches in Pratt Institute’s BFA Creative Writing Program, and lives at The Mutual Aid Society in the Catskill mountains.
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