Adrienne Raphel was raised in southern New Jersey and northern Vermont. She received a BA from Princeton University and an MFA from the Iowa Writers' Workshop, where she was a Teaching-Writing Fellow. Currently, she is a PhD candidate in English at Harvard University, where she studies poetics and plays word games. She is also a regular writer for the New Yorker online. In addition, her essays and poetry have appeared in the Paris Review Daily, The Atlantic, Lana Turner Journal, and Poetry Northwest, among other publications. Raphel was a graduate instructor of the University of Iowa's "How Writers Write Poetry" online course. She has worked as instructor of the HarvardX MOOC Poetry in America, led by Professor Lisa New, and continues to work on related Poetry in America initiatives as a "Digital Fellow" in the Harvard Department of English.
Last Updated: 9/30/15