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Adrian Shirk

Adjunct Associate Professor with CCE


Adrian Shirk is an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Writing Department at Pratt Institute, where she also serves as the Writing Lives & Internship Coordinator for the BFA Creative Writing program. She is the author of AND YOUR DAUGHTERS SHALL PROPHESY (Counterpoint Press), a hybrid-memoir exploring American women prophets and spiritual celebrities. Her forthcoming book on utopian experiments HEAVEN IS A PLACE ON EARTH is out February 2022. She is a columnist at Catapult, and her essays have appeared in The Atlantic, among others.

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