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ADRIAN MATEJKA
Adrian Matejka, Visiting Writer for 2012-13, was born in Nuremberg, Germany and grew up in California and Indiana. His first collection of poems, The Devilís Garden, won the 2002 New York / New England 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. His next book, The Big Smoke, is forthcoming from Penguin in 2013. He is is the recipient of two Illinois Arts Council Literary Awards and fellowships from Cave Canem and the Lannan Foundation. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in American Poetry Review, The Best American Poetry, Ploughshares, Poetry, and Prairie Schooner among other journals and anthologies