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Scott Adkins is the co-founder of the Brooklyn Writers Space, Room 58 and Sock Monkey Press. The Brooklyn Writers Space is a shared writing space for writers in Brooklyn. It opened in 2003 and has served over 600 writers in Brooklyn. Room 58 opened May 2007 and is designed for journalists. Sock Monkey Press publishes The Reader, an anthology grown from the Brooklyn Writers Space Reading Series. He hosts the monthly Brooklyn Writers Space Reading Series at Book Court. He is a writer with an MFA in Playwriting from Brooklyn College. His work has appeared in many venues in the New York downtown theater scene. From 1996 – 2002 he worked for Scudder Stevens, and Clark which became Zurich Investments and finally became Deutsche Bank. He started as a temp and then became the E-Business Manager (VP) from 1999-2002 for the Scudder Offshore Funds and Threadneedle Investments (UK).