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

ADAM REID SEXTON is a writer whose next book, Difficult Listening: Art Rock Reconsidered, is forthcoming from Routledge in 2024. 

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

Adam has read from his work at Yale University and at New York City performance venues 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, npr.org, Poets & Writers, Time, and the Washington Post.  He teaches fiction writing and writing about music at Yale.