Nate Marshall

Nate Marshall is an award-winning writer, educator, and speaker from the South Side of Chicago. He is the author and editor of numerous works including Wild Hundreds, The BreakBeat Poets: New American Poetry in the Age of Hip-Hop, and the audio drama Bruh Rabbit & The Fantastic Telling of Remington Ellis Esq. His next book, FINNA, is due out in 2020 from One World/Random House. He is an assistant professor of English at Colorado College. He has bars.

“a poem for Justin" and Two Poems

because you asked me your first word /
& i said i didn’t know /
& i could have told you a good lie /
& made that a small poem we share.