Adam Falkner is a writer, performer and educational consultant. He is a doctoral student in English Education at Columbia University's Teachers College and the Founder and Executive Director of the Dialogue Arts Project, an organization dedicated to using creative writing and the arts as tools for generating difficult dialogue across lines of social identity, conflict and difference.
Twice-nominated for a Pushcart Prize, Adam's work has been published in Painted Bride Quarterly, Anti-, The Literary Bohemian and elsewhere. Adam has toured the United States as a featured artist, speaker and trainer at hundreds of colleges and universities, and was the featured performer at President Obama's Grassroots Ball at the 2009 Presidential Inauguration. His work has also recently been featured on HBO, BET, Michigan and New York Public Radio, in Time Out New York, The New York Times, and elsewhere. He teaches in the Sociology and English Education programs as Vassar College and Columbia University.
Publications and Prizes
Ten for Faheem (Penmanship Books, 2012)
The Break Beat Poets (Haymarket Books, 2015)
Anti-, Decomp Magazine, Frigg Magazine, Gigantic Sequins, Painted Bride Quarterly, The Literary Bohemian, The Other Journal, THRUSH Poetry Journal, Union Station Magazine, Winter Tangerine Review
Best Buy Performance Stage (2010), Bowery Poetry Club (2010), Le Poisson Rouge (2010), Nuyorican Poets Cafe (2010), Richmond Poetry Slam (2010), Sarah Lawrence College (2010), Bar 13 (2009), Hampshire College (2009), National Poetry Slam (2009), Georgia State University (), New York University (), University of Washington (), Warren Wilson College ()