“There’s a passage early on in Book 2 that’s so smug, so macho (in a literary way), that’s so—ugh! I can’t explain it.”
Kim Adrian’s memoir, The Twenty-Seventh Letter of the Alphabet, was published by the University of Nebraska Press in 2018 as part of their American Lives Series (edited by Tobias Wolff). She is the editor of The Shell Game: Writers Borrow Readymade Forms (University of Nebraska Press, 2018). Her book Sock (2017) is part of Bloomsbury’s Object Lessons Series. She has taught writing at Boston and Brown Universities.