ABOUT MENU


One of my favorite words in the English language is "essay," which I especially appreciate (like most hardcore essayists) in the form of a verb, as in, to write one is to venture, to attempt, to experiment.

My forthcoming memoir, The Twenty-Seventh Letter of the Alphabet, is a book-length essay that explores the mechanics memory in a family haunted by mental illness and addiction.

My book Sock (part of Bloomsbury's Object Lessons Series) is a celebration of the sublime aspects of the mundane.

My shorter works have appeared in O MagazineTin HouseAgni, the Gettysburg Review and many other places.

I'm the editor of the anthology The Shell Game: Writers Play with Borrowed Forms.

I'm currently at work on a novel. But really it's an essay.

INTERVIEWS & CONVOS


"You Can't Have Flabby Curiosity: Three Questions for Kim Adrian"
Los Angeles Review of Books

On Writing the (Short) Nonfiction Book: a Conversation
Poets & Writers

Artist to Artist: How Does Your Subject Shape the Process of Making It
Massachusetts Cultural Council ArtSake.com

Interview with Gary Percesepe
New World Writing
(scroll down for interview)

"Nano-Interview"
Massachusetts Cultural Council
Artsake.com


ARTICLES & POSTS


Paste Magazine

"'Questionnaire for My Grandfather' is an incredible essay that leaves you shaking your head in amazement..."
Fourth Genre 

"Kim Adrian works her painful subject matter with great care and respect."
Improper Bostonian

“Ms. Adrian is borrowing from the toolbox of a poet, identifying a particularly potent idea and meditating upon it."
greatwriterssteal.com

UPCOMING:

Politics & Prose Bookstore, Washington DC
January 27, 2018, 6 pm
More info here.

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