Matthew Hittinger

Poet

Astoria, NY 11102

Author's Bio

Matthew Hittinger is the author of The Masque of Marilyn (GOSS183, 2017), The Erotic Postulate (2014) and Skin Shift (2012) both from Sibling Rivalry Press, and the chapbooks Platos de Sal (Seven Kitchens Press, 2009), Narcissus Resists (GOSS183, 2009), and Pear Slip (Spire Press, 2007) winner of the Spire 2006 Chapbook Award.

Born and raised in Bethlehem, PA, Matthew did his undergraduate work in Art History and English at Muhlenberg College and received his MFA from the University of Michigan's Helen Zell Writers' Program where he won a Hopwood Award for Poetry and The Helen S. and John Wagner Prize.

His work has appeared in many journals and anthologies, has been adapted into art songs, and in 2012 Poets & Writers Magazine named him a Debut Poet on their 8th annual list. Matthew lives and works in New York City.

Publications & Prizes

Anthologies:
Rabbit Ears: TV Poems (NYQ Books, 2015)
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Drawn to Marvel: Poems from the Comic Books (Minor Arcana Press, 2014)
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The Queer South: LGBTQ Writers on the American South (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2014)
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A Face to Meet the Faces: An Anthology of Contemporary Persona Poetry (University of Akron Press, 2012)
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Divining Divas: 100 Gay Poets on Their Muses (Lethe Press, 2012)
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Love Rise Up: Poems of Social Justice, Protest and Hope (Benu Press, 2012)
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The Rumpus Original Poetry Anthology (The Rumpus Paper Internets, 2012)
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Villanelles (Random House, 2012)
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Ganymede Poets, One (Ganymede Books, 2009)
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Best New Poets 2005 (Samovar Press, 2005)
Books:
The Masque of Marilyn (GOSS183::CASA MENENDEZ, 2017)
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The Erotic Postulate (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2014)
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Skin Shift (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2012)
Chapbooks:
Narcissus Resists (GOSS183::CASA MENENDEZ, 2009)
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Platos de Sal (Seven Kitchens Press, 2009)
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Pear Slip (Spire Press, 2007)
Journals:
American Letters & Commentary
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Barn Owl Review
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Bloom
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Blue Fifth Review
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Canteen
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Center
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Clementine
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Disquieting Muses
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Dusie
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Fine Madness
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Ganymede
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Hobble Creek Review
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Knockout Literary Magazine
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Mantis: A Journal of Poetry, Criticism & Translation
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Mead: The Magazine of Literature & Libations
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MiPOesias
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No Tell Motel
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OCHO
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Oranges & Sardines
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Ouroboros Review
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Press 1
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qarrtsiluni
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The Corduroy Mtn.
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The Smoking Poet
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Turntable & Blue Light
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Weave Magazine
Prizes won: 

Spire Press 2006 Chapbook Award. The Kay Deeter Award from the journal Fine Madness. The Hopwood Award for Poetry and the Helen S. and John Wagner Prize from the University of Michigan.

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
LGBTQ
Prefers to work with: 
Adults, LGBTQ, Teachers, Teenagers
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Bethlehem, PA
Pennsylvania
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Last update: Dec 02, 2017