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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Nate Marshall  

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Genre: C:ADULT Poetry



Illinois Connection

Marshall is from the South Side of Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Nate Marshall is an award-winning writer, rapper, educator, and editor. He is the author and editor of numerous works including Wild Hundreds and The BreakBeat Poets: New American Poetry in the Age of Hip-Hop. Nate is a member of The Dark Noise Collective and co-directs Crescendo Literary. He is an assistant professor of English at Colorado College.

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Titles At Your Library


-- ''Finna'', *NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY NPR The New York Public Library Tordotcom -- ''Wild Hundreds '', *Winner, 2017 Great Lakes Colleges Association New Writers Award (poetry category) Winner, 2016 BCALA Literary Award (poetry category) Winner of the 2014 Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize Finalist, 2015 NAACP Image Awards (poetry category)