Matthew Burgess

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Matthew Burgess

Matthew Burgess is an Assistant Professor at Brooklyn College. He is the author of two books for kids: Enormous Smallness: A Story of E. E. Cummings (Enchanted Lion Books) and The Unbudgeable Curmudgeon (Knopf). Several more titles are forthcoming, including Drawing on Walls: A Story of Keith Haring (ELB, 2020), Make Meatballs Sing: The Life and Art of Corita Kent (ELB, TBD), and The Bear and The Moon (Chronicle, 2020). Matthew has taught creative writing in NYC public schools for over fifteen years, and he recently edited a new collection titled Spellbound: The Art of Teaching Poetry (T&W Books).