Michigan Writers Series with Marcus Wicker

January 18, 2017 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Green Room W449, MSU Main Library
366 W. Circle Drive
East Lansing, MI 48824
United States

Marcus Wicker comes to MSU's campus on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 as part of the Michigan Writer Series. Join us in the Green Room, W449 at 7:00 p.m. for this event, co-sponsored by the MSU Department of English, the RCAH Center for Poetry, and African American and African Studies. Text below courtesy of the MSU Department of English.

About 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 Rpize, as well as fellowships from Cave Canem and The Fine Arts Work Center. 

Wicker's previous collection Maybe the Saddest Thing, a National Poetry Series winner, was a finalist for an NAACP Image Award. His poems have appeared in The NationPoetryAmerican Poetry ReviewOxford American, and Boston Review. His second book, Silencer, is forthcoming from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in 2017.