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Adrian Matejka

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Years: 2002, 2003

Biography

Adrian Matejka is the author of The Devil’s Garden (Alice James Books). His second collection, Mixology, was a winner of the 2008 National Poetry Series and was published by Penguin Books in May 2009. He is the recipient of two Illinois Arts Council Literary Awards and his work has appeared in American Poetry Review, Crab Orchard Review, Gulf Coast, and Prairie Schooner among other journals and anthologies. He teaches creative writing and English literature at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville where he also serves as Poetry Editor for Sou'wester and Co-director for the River Styx at Duff's Reading Series.

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