Adam Morgan is a culture journalist, book critic, and the founding editor of the Chicago Review of Books, the Southern Review of Books, and the Chicago Literary Archive. His writing has appeared in The Paris Review, Esquire, Inverse, Polygon, Scientific American, Guernica, BOMB Magazine, The AV Club, The Guardian, Poets & Writers, Literary Hub, Longreads, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, Chicago Reader, Philadelphia Inquirer, Minneapolis Star-Tribune, and elsewhere, with an emphasis on modernist and speculative literature, as well as the intersection of technology and narrative. He’s also an editorial director at Policygenius.
Adam is represented by Natalie Edwards at Trellis Literary Management. He’s working on the first-ever biography of Margaret C. Anderson.
He is a core faculty member at StoryStudio Chicago and has taught writing at Roosevelt University in Chicago and the University of North Carolina, Charlotte. In 2018, he won the James Friend Memorial Award by the Society of Midland Authors for literary criticism, as well as a National City and Regional Magazine Award for his work in Chicago magazine. He’s a proud member of the Caxton Club.
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