Mr. Nate Marshall

Wisconsin, United States

Member Since: 10/29/2012

Nate Marshall is a writer, editor, and educator from Chicago. He is the award-winning author of two full-length books of poems, Finna and Wild Hundreds. He is an editor of The BreakBeat Poets: New American Poetry in the Age of Hip-Hop. He is also the author of the audio drama Bruh Rabbit & The Fantastic Telling of Remington Ellis, Esq. and co-author (with Eve L. Ewing) of the play No Blue Memories: The Life of Gwendolyn Brooks. Marshall is an assistant professor in the creative writing program at The University of Wisconsin-Madison. His work has been published in Chicago Magazine, The Chicago Tribune, and elsewhere. Currently he is at work on a new book of poems and several other writing projects.



Twitter Username: @illuminatemics


  • Agnes Lynch Starett Prize(2014)


  • Bachelor of Arts in English/African American Studies from Vanderbilt University (May 2012)
  • Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing- Poetry from University of Michigan (May 2014)

Genres of Interest

Fiction, Creative nonfiction, Playwriting, Screenwriting, Children's literature , Poetry