ADAM REID SEXTON's books include Master Class in Fiction Writing; Rap on Rap, which was acquired by Harvard's W.E.B. DuBois Institute for African and African American Research; and Desperately Seeking Madonna, which is in the Library and Archives of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

Sexton's writing on the arts and entertainment has been published in the Boston Phoenix, the New York Times, and the Village Voice. His essays have appeared on babble.com and in the anthology How Does That Make You Feel? His fiction has been published in the Bellevue Literary Review and the Mississippi Review and is forthcoming in Palimpsest.

Sexton has read from his work at the New York City performance spaces the Knitting Factory and Pete's Candy Store. For four years he curated a reading series at KGB Bar in Manhattan's East Village. He has been interviewed by the New York Times, the Washington Post, Time, and npr.com, and one of his classes was broadcast on BBC radio.

Sexton teaches creative writing at Yale University, where he is a Critic on the faculty of Yale's School of Art and a Silliman College Fellow. Sexton has lectured at the Folger Shakespeare Library, Penn's Kelly Writers House, and the University of Alabama, where he delivered the Hudson Strode Lecture in the Age of Shakespeare.

From May 28th to June 29th Adam Reid Sexton will be teaching fiction writing at the Yale Summer Writing Institute: