ADRIAN SHIRK is an American writer. She was born in the now-defunct maternity ward at St. Vincents Hospital on an important national holiday. She’s a founding member of, and fiction editor for, The Corresponding Society, and its associated journal Correspondence. On her own time, she’s an autodidactic student of astrology, geography, and regional history. In 2011 she earned a BFA in Writing for Publication, Performance, and Media at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn.