Matthew Burgess

Matthew Burgess teaches creative writing and composition at Brooklyn College. He has been a poet-in-residence in New York City elementary schools since 2001, and currently he is completing his PhD at the CUNY Graduate Center. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in Lungfull!, Hanging Loose, EOAGH, Court Green, and Ping Pong, and he recently received an award from the Fund for Poetry. He has two books on the horizon: a collection of poems titled Slippers for Elsewhere, and a children’s book about the life and work of E. E. Cummings titled Enormous Smallness.

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