Adrian Matejka

MFA in Creative Writing Faculty

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Adrian was born in Nuremberg, Germany and grew up in California and Indiana.  His poetry is known for its exploration of identity and cultural history.

Work


Books of Poetry

The Big Smoke (Penguin, 2013)
Mixology (Penguin, 2009)
The Devil's Garden (Alice James Books, 2003)

Affiliations

Currently Associate Professor of English, Indiana University Bloomington 

Awards/Honors

New York / New England Award, National Poetry Series Award, National Book Award Finalist, Lannan Writing Residency Fellowship, Pulitzer Prize Finalist, Anisfield-Wolf Book Award, Guggenheim Fellowship, Lannan Literary Fellowship

Education

M.F.A., Creative Writing, Poetry, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
B.A., English Literature and Psychology, Indiana University Bloomington