Gainesville, FL 32611, Florida, United States
Adrian completed his Bachelor's degree in English from the University of Florida in 1993.
825 Fairfax Ave Suite 310, Norfolk, VA 23507, United States
In 2001 Chris Adrian received his Doctor of Medicine from Eastern Virginia Medical School.
University of California, San Francisco, California, United States
Adrian studied a pediatric residency at the University of California, San Francisco.
45 Francis Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138, United States
Chris Adrian was a student at Harvard Divinity School.
(Epic in scope yet emotionally intimate, Gob’s Grief creat...)
Epic in scope yet emotionally intimate, Gob’s Grief creates a world both fantastic and familiar and populates it with characters who breath on the page, capturing the spirit of a fevered nation populated with lost brothers and lost souls.
(The Children’s Hospital is the story of a hospital preser...)
The Children’s Hospital is the story of a hospital preserved, afloat, after the Earth is flooded beneath seven miles of water, and a young medical student who finds herself gifted with strange powers and a frightening destiny.
(In this inventive collection of stories, Chris Adrian tre...)
In this inventive collection of stories, Chris Adrian treads the terrain of human suffering - illness, regret, mourning, sympathy - in the most unusual ways.
(Chris Adrian brings all his extraordinary talents to bear...)
Chris Adrian brings all his extraordinary talents to bear in The Great Night—a brilliant and mesmerizing retelling of Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream."
Chris Adrian began writing while still in high school. Adrian spent a year as an exchange student in Germany, where he wrote a great deal, and then went on to study at the University of Florida, where he worked with the writer Padgett Powell. After graduating, he received a fellowship at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, where he studied with Marilynne Robinson.
While at Iowa, he worked as an assistant in a pathology laboratory and in an obstetrics-gynecology research laboratory. Adrian obtained his Bachelor's degree in English at the University of Florida in 1993. He began studies at Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, Virginia in 1996 and in 2001 he received his Doctor of Medicine. He also did a pediatric residency at the University of California, San Francisco and was a student of Harvard Divinity School.
Adrian works as the Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Columbia University Medical Center. His first novel, Gob’s Grief, was published in 2001, but originated with a short story Adrian published in 1997, titled “Every Night For a Thousand Years,” which is now a chapter in the book. He also wrote The Children's Hospital, The Great Night and The New World. In 2008, Chris Adrian published A Better Angel, a collection of short stories. He has also published stories in the New Yorker, Paris Review, Zoetrope, and The Best American Short Stories of 1998.
(Epic in scope yet emotionally intimate, Gob’s Grief creat...)2000
(The Children’s Hospital is the story of a hospital preser...)2006
(Chris Adrian brings all his extraordinary talents to bear...)2011
(In this inventive collection of stories, Chris Adrian tre...)2008
Chris Adrian grew up Catholic. Nowadays he is still figuring out his religious beliefs, but leans toward atheism.
Chris Adrian is a homosexual.