RopeWalk Visiting Writers Reading Series: Marcus Wicker
UC East Traditions Lounge, 2nd Floor
USI's Creative Writing Program presents its newest addition to the faculty: poet Marcus Wicker.
Marcus Wicker was born in Ann Arbor, Michigan. A 2011 Ruth Lilly recipient, he has also held fellowships from the Fine Arts Work Center, Cave Canem and Indiana University, where he received his MFA. His first book, Maybe the Saddest Thing, was selected by D.A. Powell for the National Poetry Series and is forthcoming from Harper Collins in 2012. His poems have appeared in Poetry, Beloit, jubilat, Ninth Letter and Crab Orchard Review, among other journals.