Marcus Wicker

Marcus Wicker is the recipient of a Ruth Lilly Fellowship from the Poetry Foundation, a Pushcart Prize, The Missouri Review's Miller Audio Prize, as well as fellowships from Cave Canem and the Fine Arts Work Center. His first collection Maybe the Saddest Thing, a National Poetry Series winner, was a finalist for an NAACP Image Award. Wicker's poems have appeared in The NationPoetryAmerican Poetry ReviewOxford American, and Boston Review. His second book, Silencer, is forthcoming from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in 2017. Marcus teaches in the MFA program at the University of Memphis, and he is the poetry editor of Southern Indiana Review.


Upcoming Events with Marcus

September 07
Marcus Wicker Reading, Greenlight Books, New York, NY
September 17
Marcus Wicker Reading, Politics and Prose, Washington, D.C.
September 27
Marcus Wicker Reading, Midwest Poets Series, Kansas City, MO
September 28
Marcus Wicker Reading, The Poetry Foundation, Chicago, IL
September 29 to October 01
Marcus Wicker Appearance, Harbor Springs Festival of the Book, Harbor Springs, MI
October 12
Marcus Wicker Workshop, Craft Talk, & Reading, Good Thunder Reading Series, Minnesota State University, Mankato, MN
November 09
Marcus Wicker Reading, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
November 10
Marcus Wicker Reading, The Anderson Center, Red Wing, MN
November 28
Marcus Wicker Reading, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

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