Adrienne Christian is a Poet and Writer, and Fine Art Photographer.
She is the author of two poetry collections: 12023 Woodmont Avenue (Willow Lit, 2013), and A Proper Lover (Main Street Rag, 2017). Her photography has been featured in Boston Accent Lit, Claudius Speaks, and The Tishman Review.
Adrienne's poetry and prose have been featured in over five dozen magazines and literary journals, including The Los Angeles Review as The Editor's Choice, Phoebe, Today's Black Woman, Obsidian, Concis, and Alimentum. She is a fellow of Cave Canem and Callaloo writing residencies. Adrienne is also an Associate Editor at Backbone Press, and an Editorial Assistant at Prairie Schooner literary journal.
Adrienne won the 2007 University of Michigan "Five Under Ten" Young Alumni Recognition Award. In 2016, she was a finalist for The Rita Dove International Poetry Award. In 2018, she won the James Gaffney/Academy of American Poets award.
Adrienne earned her BA in English Language and Literature from the University of Michigan. She earned her MFA in Creative Writing from Pacific University. She is currently earning her PhD in English and Art at The University of Nebraska.