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Speakers Program: Adrian Matejka at Franklin College

October 7, 2020

Franklin College

Virtual: Register here

ADRIAN MATEJKA will Speak on WEDNESDAY, october 7 at Franklin College

Former poet laureate of Indiana and award-winning writer Adrian Matejka is this year’s first reader in the Carlson-Stauffer reading series at Franklin College. Co-sponsored by the English and Creative Writing department, the Center for Diversity and Inclusion, and Indiana Humanities’ Novel Conversations Speakers Program, this event promises to be dynamic and engaging.

For more information and to register for this virtual event, visit this link.

Adrian Matejka was born in Nuremberg, Germany and grew up in Indianapolis, Indiana. He is a graduate of Indiana University Bloomington and the MFA program at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. He is the author of a number of books of poetry. Among Matejka’s many honors are the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana Authors Award, the Julia Peterkin Award, a Pushcart Prize, and fellowships from the Academy of American Poets, the Bellagio Center, the Guggenheim Foundation, the Lannan Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, and a Simon Fellowship from United States Artists. He teaches at Indiana University in Bloomington and was Poet Laureate of Indiana for 2018-19.