Award Name : Anisfield-Wolf Book Award
Year of Award : 2014
Award for : Literature
Location : Bloomington, Indiana, United States
Adrian Matejka (born in Nuremberg, Germany) is an African-American poet. He graduated from Southern Illinois University Carbondale with an MFA in Creative Writing. He has received fellowships from the Cave Canem Workshop, the Guggenheim Foundation, and the Lannan Foundation. His most recent book of poetry, The Big Smoke, was published by Penguin in 2013 and is about Jack Johnson.He received Anisfield-Wolf Book Award in 2014.