Adam Scheffler
 
 
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Adam Scheffler is a poet and graduate student. He grew up in California, received his MFA in poetry from the Iowa Writers' Workshop, and is currently finishing his PhD in English at Harvard. His first book of poems – A Dog's Life – was selected by Denise Duhamel as the winner of the Jacar Press Full-Length Poetry Book Contest. His dissertation is about what other people or characters are like in lyric poems, and focuses on the poetry of James Wright, Thom Gunn, Adrienne Rich, and Frank O'Hara.

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