Adam Sturtevant, whose recent work has appeared in the Boston Review and the Chariton Review, visited three sections of English 101 on October 17, 2011, to discuss writing, music, and two short stories: The Most Important Thing in the World and Before You Hurt Yourself, both from his forthcoming collection, The Most Important Thing in the World.
Adam grew up in New Jersey and studied at the Berklee College of Music in Boston. His fiction has appeared in the Boston Review, the Chariton Review, Two Hawks Quarterly, and others. He has received awards from the Boston Review and the Santa Fe Writers Project, and was a finalist for the Katherine Anne Porter Prize and the Flannery O’Connor Award.
Adam lives and works in Brooklyn. He recently won Boston Review's seventeenth annual fiction contest, judged by Chang-rae Lee and published in a special issue edited by Junot Diaz. He has also worked as a professional drummer and has recorded with several Indie acts, including Sufjan Stevens, St. Vincent, and Via Audio.
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