Adam Levin

Adam Levin's stories have appeared in Tin House, McSweeney’s, and Esquire. Winner of the 2003 Summer Literary Seminars Fiction Contest and the 2004 Joyce Carol Oates Fiction Prize, Levin holds an MA in Clinical Social Work from the University of Chicago and an MFA in Creative Writing from Syracuse University. The Instructions (McSweeney’s, 2010) is his first novel, and His collection of short stories, HOT PINK, will be published by McSweeney's Books in 2011. He lives in Chicago, where he teaches Creative Writing at Roosevelt University and the School of the Art Institute.

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"Gurion's Escape": an excerpt from "The Instructions"

Zeek has an excerpt of Adam Levin’s novel, The Instructions, which tells the story of young Gurion ben-Judah Maccabee, scholar at Aptakisic alternative junior high.

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