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Nate Marshall | Wild Hundreds | Gertrude & Harold S. Vanderbilt Visiting Writers Series
Winner of the 2014 Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize.
Nate Marshall is from the South Side of Chicago. He is a graduate of Vanderbilt University ’12 where he double majored in creative writing and African American and Diaspora Studies. His first book, Wild Hundreds (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2015), won the Agnes Lynch Starrett Prize. He is a coeditor of The BreakBeat Poets: New American Poetry in the Age of Hip-Hop (2015), and recorded a rap album, Grown, last year with his group, Daily Lyrical Product. Marshall is a founding member of the poetry collective, Dark Noise. A Cave Canem fellow, his work has appeared in Poetry Magazine, Indiana Review, The New Republic and elsewhere. He starred in the award winning full-length documentary, Louder Than a Bomb, and has been featured on the HBO original series, Brave New Voices. Marshall received the 2014 Hurston/Wright Founding Members Award for College Writers and the 2013 Gwendolyn Brooks Open Mic Award. In 2015, he was awarded a Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Fellowship from the Poetry Foundation. Currently, he is a visiting assistant professor at Wabash College.
Marshall was the winner of the 2014 Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize.
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