Adrienne Christian is an internationally-published Poet and Writer.

She earned her Bachelor of Arts in English Language and Literature from the University of Michigan, and her Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from Pacific University. In August 2016, Adrienne will begin earning her PhD in Creative Writing at The University of Nebraska at Lincoln.

Adrienne's creative nonfiction, fiction, and poetry have been featured in over five dozen magazines, literary journals, and newspapers. These include The LA Review, Today's Black Woman, Jolie, Obsidian, Alimentum, and frogpond. She is a Cave Canem fellow and a former Executive Committee Member of the Haiku Society of America. She is also the recipient of the 2007 University of Michigan "Five Under Ten" Young Alumni Recognition Award, and was a finalist for the 2015-2016 COG Poetry Award.

Adrienne's book, 12023 Woodmont Avenue, is currently available from Willow Books. Her forthcoming book, A Proper Lover, will be available from Main Street Rag Publishing House in the spring/summer of 2016. For samples of Adrienne's poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction, please visit her blog at

Given that photography is translated as writing with light, Adrienne practices Fine Art Photography as an extension of her writing. To view, feel free to visit She lives and works in both Oro Valley, Arizona and New York, New York.