Adrienne Raphel

Adrienne Raphel is the author of the books Thinking Inside the Box: Adventures with Crosswords and the Puzzling People Who Can’t Live Without Them (2020), Our Dark Academia (2022), and What Was It For (2017). She holds a PhD from Harvard and an MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. Raphel teaches at CUNY Baruch and at the Writer’s Foundry MFA program at St. Joseph’s University. She is also on faculty with the Berlin Writers’ Workshop and serves as a mentor with the Periplus Collective.