Marcus Wicker

Thursday, October 12

Workshop
10:00 am–11:00 am
Emy Frentz Gallery | 523 S 2nd St., Mankato

Craft Talk
3:00 pm–4:00 pm
First Congregational UCC | 150 Stadium Ct., Mankato

Reading
7:30 pm–8:30 pm
Room 253, Centennial Student Union
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Books will be available for purchase.


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 Nation, Poetry, American Poetry Review, Oxford American, and Boston Review. His second book, Silencer, is forthcoming from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in 2017. He is the poetry editor of Southern Indiana Review.