Adrian Matejka


The Big Smoke Selected for NEA Big Read

Thursday, October 12, 2017

The Big Smoke was one of four books selected this year for the National Endowment for the Arts’ Big Read, "... Read more

New Interview with the Indy Star

Saturday, August 12, 2017

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Interview on WFYI's The Art of the Matter

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Adrian's portion begins at 1:18: ... Read more

Divedapper Interview

Monday, July 31, 2017

A new interview with Kaveh Akbar in Divedapper is live!

Matejka featured in the New York Times

Friday, July 14, 2017

"If You’re Tired Then Go Take a Nap" is featured in the New York Times
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"Super Ape in Indy," a New Essay in affidavit

Monday, July 3, 2017

"Indianapolis is welcoming and provincial, curious and recalcitrant. There are only seven skyscrapers downtown, and on any given day it might seem like nothing is happening, save for people... Read more

"Family Pictures, Old & New"

Saturday, May 20, 2017

A new essay in Poetry Magazine is online here: Read more

Map to the Stars Recommended Reading for April from the Poetry Foundation

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

"Mr. Matejka can write. And Map to the Stars is probably Matejka’s most intimate portrayal of himself yet. The references often intone popular culture, albeit of the eighties and nineties... Read more

Map to the Stars Featured on PBS Newshour

Monday, April 24, 2017

Map to the Stars was featured on PBS NewsHour. From the article,

"The book’s poetry, which is semi-autobiographical, is set between the years of 1981 and 1988. Within those years,... Read more

Map to the Stars Reviewed in the Los Angeles Times

Friday, March 31, 2017

"Matejka offers as a mirror-world the ’80s craze for space exploration. This was the era of the Voyager II space mission and “Star Trek” reruns; the "final frontier" represents all the lies beyond... Read more