Rick Marlatt holds degrees from the University of Nebraska, as well as the University of California, Riverside, where he served as poetry editor of the Coachella Review.

Awards: His first book of poetry, “How We Fall Apart,” won the 2010 Seven Circle Press Chapbook Award; and his poetry has been nominated four times for a Pushcart prize.

Publications: “How We Fell Apart,” Seven Circle Press, November 2010. “Last Sunday Night in the World,” Lit Up Magazine, August, 2010. Marlatt publishes poetry, nonfiction, criticism, and book reviews.

Teaching: Lecturer, Department of English, University of Nebraska.