Matejka SHORT-listed for National Book Award *UPDATE*
|UpdateThe Short List has been announced for the National Book Award in Poetry; and it is a formidable group:
Frank Bidart – UC-Riverside; Winner of: Bollingen Prize, Wallace Stevens Award, Bobbitt National Prize for Poetry, Lannan Literary Award for Poetry, Ambassador Book Award for Poetry.
Lucie Brock-Broido – Director of Poetry, Columbia University School of the Arts; Winner of Witter-Bynner prize of Poetry from the American Academy of Arts and Letters.
Matt Rasmussen – Winner of the Walt Whitman Award from the Academy of American Poets.
Mary Szybist - Winner of Beatrice Hawley Award, National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist, Witter Bynner Prize of Poetry from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowship
And . . .
Adrian Matejka – Height 6’1” Weight 215lbs Reach 74”
Vegas is offering 9/5 on Matejka by TKO in the third round.