With a rasp rap style and deep political engagement, Adam Falkner embodies the poet as performer, educator, and scholar. He founded Dialogue Arts Project, which uses creative writing and performing to spark students into deep dialogue, while teaching at Columbia Teachers College and Vassar. He was the featured performer at President Obamas Inaugural Grassroots Ball.
Dr. Adam Falkner is a poet, educator and arts & culture strategist. He is the author of The Willies (Button Poetry, 2020) and Adoption (Winner of the 2017 Diode Editions Chapbook Award), and his work has appeared in a range of print and media spaces including on programming for HBO, NBC, NPR, in the New York Times, and elsewhere.