Matt Hart

7:00 PM, Thursday, September 22, 2016
UNCG Faculty Center
Poetry reading

The MFA Writing Program at Greensboro and The Greensboro Review will host a poetry reading by Matt Hart on Thursday, September 22nd at 7PM in the UNCG Faculty Center on College Avenue. The event is free and open to the public and will be followed by a book signing.

Matt Hart is the author of seven books of poems: Who's Who Vivid (Slope Editions, 2006), Wolf Face (H_NGM_N BKS, 2010), Light-Headed (BlazeVOX, 2011), and Sermons and Lectures Both Blank and Relentless (Typecast Publishing, 2012), Debacle Debacle (H_NGM_N BKS, 2013), Radiant Action (H_NGM_N BKS, 2016), and Radiant Companion (H_NGM_N BKS, 2016). Additionally, his poems, reviews, and essays have appeared in numerous print and online journals, including Big Bell, Cincinnati Review, Coldfront, Columbia Poetry Review, H_NGM_N, Harvard Review, jubilat, Lungfull!, and Post Road, among others.

Hart's awards include a Pushcart Prize and fellowships from both the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference and the Warren Wilson College MFA Program for Writers. A co-founder and the editor-in-chief of Forklift, Ohio: A Journal of Poetry, Cooking & Light Industrial Safety, he lives in Cincinnati where he teaches at the Art Academy of Cincinnati and plays in the band TRAVEL. He has served as a visiting professor in creative writing at the University of Texas, Austin.MFA Writing Program at Greensboro and The Greensboro Review will host a poetry reading by Matt Hart on Thursday, September 22nd at 7PM in the UNCG Faculty Center on College Avenue. The event is free and open to the public and will be followed by a book signing.

Matt Hart is the author of seven books of poems: Who's Who Vivid (Slope Editions, 2006), Wolf Face (H_NGM_N BKS, 2010), Light-Headed (BlazeVOX, 2011), and Sermons and Lectures Both Blank and Relentless (Typecast Publishing, 2012), Debacle Debacle (H_NGM_N BKS, 2013), Radiant Action (H_NGM_N BKS, 2016), and Radiant Companion (H_NGM_N BKS, 2016). Additionally, his poems, reviews, and essays have appeared in numerous print and online journals, including The Greensboro Review, Big Bell, Cincinnati Review, Coldfront, Columbia Poetry Review, H_NGM_N, Harvard Review, jubilat, Lungfull!, and Post Road, among others.

Hart's awards include a Pushcart Prize and fellowships from both the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference and the Warren Wilson College MFA Program for Writers. A co-founder and the editor-in-chief of Forklift, Ohio: A Journal of Poetry, Cooking & Light Industrial Safety, he lives in Cincinnati where he teaches at the Art Academy of Cincinnati and plays in the band TRAVEL. He has served as a visiting professor in creative writing at the University of Texas, Austin.