Adam Strong

Location Portland, OR
Occupation Teacher

About Me

Adam Strong has worn glasses since he was four. Adam Strong is a high school digital arts teacher, and a writer of short stories and poems. Adam Strong is currently entrenched in his first novel, Bella Vista. Adam Strong doesn't get much sleep.Adam Strong's work has appeared or is forthcoming in Intellectual Refuge, Our Portland Story, and Linden Avenue. Adam Strong has two children that make his jaw go funny when he sees them. Adam Strong is a proud member of Dangerous Writers in Portland, OR.

Offsite Stories:

Drama Days - published by Intellectual Refuge, April 2012.

Proper Grammar - published by The Rusty Nail, February 2012.

The Distance of Advice - published by NW Drizzle, February 2006.

Lost Among the Consonants - published by Linden Avenue, February 2013.

The Hunley - published by Intellectual Refuge, December, 2013

Why do you write?

I write to put distance between myself and the themes that guide me. The more I write, the further I push, the more I get back to who I am.

Any favorite authors? Books?

Henry Miller, Tom Spanbauer, Lidia Yuknavitch, Cheryl Strayed, Monica Drake, Kassten Alonso, Michael Chabon, John Brandon, Adam Levin, Nick Flynn, Nick Hornby, Junot Diaz, Steven Milhauser, Margaret Malone, David Gates, Tim Winton, Kevin Moffett, Jonathan Lethem, Carter Sickels, Poe Ballantine.

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Joani Reese – Aug 06, 2012

Adam: Just now saw your comment on "For a Wounded Boy." Sorry this thanks is late in coming. Thank you.

Adam Strong – Apr 29, 2012

Will do, Ben, cheers!

Benjamin Matvey – Apr 28, 2012

Welcome Adam! Good to see you on Fictionaut! I am a big fan of IR. Let me know whenever you post stuff. Easy way is just to tweet me @BenMatvey. Best

Darryl Price – Apr 24, 2012

All writing is dangerous. Welcome aboard!

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