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Adam Sexton

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ADAM REID SEXTON is the author, editor, or adapter of more than ten published books. His fiction and nonfiction have been published in the Boston Phoenix, the New York Times, the Village Voice, the Bellevue Literary Review, the Mississippi Review, and Post Road, and on the Websites babble.com, offassignment.com, and thesefiftystates.org.

Sexton teaches creative writing at Yale University. He has lectured at the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C., in Central Park, and elsewhere. He has been interviewed about writing and literature by Time, the Washington Post, and npr.com, and one of his classes was broadcast on BBC radio.

Sexton received his B.A. in English from the University of Pennsylvania, where he was a Benjamin
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“I’ve learned to write by mimicking other writers. It’s the way we learned to speak—reproducing sounds—and it’s the way, I think, to learn how to write.”
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