Adrian Matejka

Poet

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 & Prizes

Anthology:
The Best American Poetry 2010 (Scribner, 2010)
Books:
Map to the Stars (Penguin, 2017)
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The Big Smoke (Penguin, 2013)
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The Big Smoke (Penguin Poets, 2013)
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Mixology (Penguin Poets, 2009)
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Mixology (Penguin, 2009)
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The Devils Garden (Alice James Books, 2003)
Journals: ,
Crab Orchard Review
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More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
African American
Born in: 
Nuremberg
Germany
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Last update: Jan 25, 2018