Adrian Matejka

Bloomington, IN 47401

Author's Bio

Adrian Matejka is the author of The Devil’s Garden (Alice James Books, 2003), Mixology (Penguin, 2009), and The Big Smoke (Penguin, 2013). He is the recipient of two Illinois Arts Council Literary Awards, a National Poetry Series Award, the New York / New England Award, and fellowships from Cave Canem and the Lannan Foundation. He teaches at Indiana University and lives in Bloomington with his wife, Stacey Lynn Brown, and their daughter.

Publications and Prizes

Map to the Stars
(Penguin, 2017)
, Mixology
(Penguin, 2009)
, The Big Smoke
(Penguin, 2013)
, The Devils Garden
(Alice James Books, 2003)
The Best American Poetry 2010
(Scribner, 2010)
American Poetry Review, Crab Orchard Review, Gulf Coast, Prairie Schooner

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African American
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Nuremberg, Germany
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Last updated: Jan 25, 2018