Adrian Matejka


Indianapolis, IN 46203

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

Somebody Else Sold the World (Penguin, 2021)
Standing on the Verge & Maggot Brain (Third Man Books, 2021)
Map to the Stars (Penguin, 2017)
The Big Smoke (Penguin, 2013)
The Big Smoke (Penguin Poets, 2013)
Mixology (Penguin Poets, 2009)
Mixology (Penguin, 2009)
The Devils Garden (Alice James Books, 2003)

More Information

Gives readings: 
Travels for readings: 
Identifies as: 
African American
Born in: 
Please note: All information in the Directory is provided by the listed writers or their representatives.
Last update: Jun 17, 2021