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Master Class cake by student Amy Coombs (photo: Victoria Schultz)

ADAM REID SEXTON is a writer and writing teacher whose next book, Difficult Listening: A History of Art Rock, is forthcoming from Routledge in 2021. 

Adam's writing on the arts and entertainment has appeared in the Boston Phoenix, the New York Times, the Philadelphia City Paper, and the Village Voice. His essays have been published by Babble, Off Assignment, and Post Road, and in the anthology How Does That Make You Feel? True Confessions from Both Sides of the Therapy Couch. Adam's fiction has appeared in the Bellevue Literary Review, the Mississippi Review, and Palimpsest.

Adam has read from his work at New York City performance venues the Knitting Factory and Pete's Candy Store, and 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,, Poets & Writers, Time, and the Washington Post.  He teaches creative writing at Yale University.