Adrian Shirk

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Adjunct Assistant Professor Writing Department ashirk@pratt.edu 718.636.3790 p Brooklyn Campus, DeKalb Hall 3rd fl

Current Course Listing (4)

20/FA-WR-320-21 Special Topics

21/SP-WR-320-30 Special Topics

20/FA-WR-331-01 Writer as Worker

21/SP-WR-390-02 Internship/Seminar

Education

University of Wyoming, MFA Creative Writing
Pratt Institute, BFA Creative Writing

Biography

Adrian Shirk is an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Writing Department at Pratt Institute, where she also serves as the Internship Coordinator for the BFA Creative Writing program. She is the author of And Your Daughters Shall Prophesy (Counterpoint Press, 2017), a hybrid-memoir exploring American women prophets and spiritual celebrities. She is also a columnist at Catapult, and her essays have appeared in The Atlantic, among others. She lives on the border of the Bronx and Yonkers with her husband Christopher Sweeney.