Marcus Wicker

b. 1984
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Marcus Wicker was born in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He is the author of Maybe the Saddest Thing (2012), selected by D.A. Powell for the National Poetry Series. His awards include a Ruth Lilly Fellowship, Pushcart Prize, as well as fellowships from Cave Canem, and The Fine Arts Work Center. His work has appeared in Poetry, American Poetry Review, Oxford American, and many other magazines.

Wicker is the poetry editor of Southern Indiana Review and serves as director of the New Harmony Writers Workshop. He is assistant professor of English at University of Southern Indiana.

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POET’S REGION U.S., Midwestern

LIFE SPAN 1984–

Marcus Wicker

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Marcus Wicker was born in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He is the author of Maybe the Saddest Thing (2012), selected by D.A. Powell for the National Poetry Series. His awards include a Ruth Lilly Fellowship, Pushcart Prize, as well as fellowships from Cave Canem, and The Fine Arts Work Center. His work has appeared in Poetry, American Poetry Review, Oxford American, and many other magazines.

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Originally appeared in Poetry magazine.

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