Curtis L. Crisler, Aquarius Press/Willow Books author, editor, and Pushcart Prize nominee, celebrates his most recent project, Wonderkind, a poetry collection on the musical genius of Michigan’s own Stevie Wonder, Motown artist, songwriter, record producer and Songwriter and Rock ’n Roll Hall of Famer.
BIO: Crisler, winner of the Eric Hoffer Award, is an Assistant Professor of English at Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW). Crisler is the recipient of fellowships from Cave Canem and Soul Mountain. He has been a guest resident at Hamline University, as well as a recipient of the Sterling Plumpp First Voices Poetry Award, an Indiana Arts Commission Grant and was nominated for the Eliot Rosewater Award. His poetry has been adapted to theatrical productions in New York and Chicago and he has been published in a variety of magazines, journals and anthologies.