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Adrienne Query-Fiss

Adrienne Query-Fiss

Class of 2006

Adrienne was nominated for best thesis of her graduating class and won a poetry award from the Academy of American Poets. After graduation, she was awarded an Arts Fellowship at The Drisha Institute in New York, NY where she spent a year studying classical Jewish texts and holding poetry workshops and salons for fellow Drisha students, faculty, and staff. She has also been a guest lecturer at The City College of New York, Yeshiva University, The 92nd Street Y, SAR High School, and HousingWorks, Inc.

Currently, Adrienne is a freelance writer and educational consultant with work forthcoming in The JTNews,, and