Adrian Matejka

Adrian Matejka is the author of The Devil’s Garden (Alice James Books, 2003) and Mixology (Penguin, 2009). His third book, The Big Smoke (Penguin, 2013), was awarded the 2014 Anisfield-Wolf Book Award and was a finalist for the 2013 National Book Award and the 2014 Pulitzer Prize. His new collection, Collectable Blacks, will be published by Penguin in 2017. He teaches in the MFA program at Indiana University where he is the Lilly Professor/Poet-in-Residence.