Adrian Matejka

Adrian Matejka
Adrian Matejka’s first collection of poems, The Devil’s Garden, won the 2002 Kinereth Gensler Award from Alice James Books. His second collection, Mixology, was a winner of the 2008 National Poetry Series and was published by Penguin Books in 2009. Mixology was subsequently nominated for an NAACP Image Award. He is the recipient of two Illinois Arts Council Literary Awards and fellowships from Cave Canem and the Lannan Foundation. His work has been featured in American Poetry Review, The Best American Poetry 2010, and Ploughshares among other journals and anthologies. He teaches at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, where he serves as Poetry Editor for Sou’wester and Co-Director of the River Styx at Duff’s Reading Series.

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ED: Updated May 2011.

First posted on February 18, 2005 5:30 AM