Marcus Wicker is the author of Maybe the Saddest Thing, a National Poetry Series winner. His work has appeared in The Nation, Poetry, American Poetry Review, Boston Review, and other magazines. His honors include a Ruth Lilly Fellowship, a Pushcart Prize, and fellowships from Cave Canem and The Fine Arts Work Center. He holds an M.F.A. from Indiana University. Wicker lives in Evansville, Indiana, where he is an Assistant Professor of English at the University of Southern Indiana and the editor of Southern Indiana Review.