Adam was born and raised in the Bronx. He was a bookseller before shifting to children's publishing and has worked at a literary development company, a creative writing website for teens, and as a book reviewer of children's and young adult's novels. His debut novel, More Happy Than Not, about a boy who wants to undergo a memory-alteration procedure to forget he’s gay, is the recipient of five starred reviews and is a New York Times Editor's Choice. He is tall for no reason and lives in New York City. Go say stuff to him on Twitter.