Adam Fitzgerald

Rookie (12/30/1983 / Staten Island, New York)

Biography of Adam Fitzgerald

Adam Fitzgerald poet

Adam Fitzgerald (born December 30, 1983) is an American poet. He is the author of The Late Parade, and his poetry has appeared in Boston Review, Fortnight Journal, Los Angeles Review of Books, Post Road, Rain Taxi, The Brooklyn Rail and many others. Fitzgerald is the founding editor of the poetry journal Maggy. He teaches at Rutgers University and The New School.

Adam Fitzgerald received his BA from Boston College and his MA from Boston University before earning his M.F.A. from the Columbia University. His first book of poetry, The Late Parade, was published by W.W. Norton/Liveright in 2013; the book has received positive reviews from John Ashbery and Harold Bloom, among other notable figures in the literary world.

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Resignations

Inchoate lily fronds, and tawny gloss
Splaying across a dim pond
While dilatorily he surveys himself,
Azurely lost
In thought upon the water's rim.

Torpor-limbed, his face is half
A mask of shadoweeds that stem
And drape the cornered air. Still tendrils

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