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Adrian Shirk

Writer  Essays &c.  Instructor 

Adrian Shirk is an essayist and memoirist. She 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 and a New Yorker ‘Briefly Noted’. 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.  Currently, she teaches in Pratt Institute’s BFA Creative Writing Program, and lives on the border of the Bronx and Yonkers with her husband Sweeney and Quentin the cat


say hi:
adrian.shirk@gmail.com

represented by:
W. Ralph Eubanks, Martha Kaplan Agency
wreubanks@starpower.net

publicity inquiries:
Alisha Gorder, Counterpoint Press
alisha.gorder@counterpointpress.com

events & speaking engagements:
Katie Boland, Catapult 
katie.boland@catapult.co