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Matthew Rohrer

In 1970, Matthew Rohrer was born in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and raised in Oklahoma. He earned a BA from the University of Michigan, where he won a Hopwood Award for poetry, and a Master of Fine Arts degree in Poetry from the University of Iowa.

Rohrer's poetry collections include Destroyer and Preserver (Wave Books, 2011); A Plate of Chicken (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2009); Rise Up (Wave Books, 2007); A Green Light (Verse Press, 2004); Satellite (2001) and A Hummock in the Malookas (1995), which was selected by Mary Oliver for the 1994 National Poetry Series. With Joshua Beckman, he is co-author of Nice Hat. Thanks. and the audio CD Adventures While Preaching the Gospel of Beauty.

He lives in Brooklyn, New York and teaches at New York University.

Poems by
Matthew Rohrer

After Catullus
Credo
Epithalamium
Garden of Bees
Jangling
Monkeys
Moss Retains Moisture
Pavilion of Leaves
Poem
Ski Lift to Death!
The Emperor
venus waning/apollo waxing his car
will the red hand throw me?

Prose by
Matthew Rohrer

Poetry and Collaboration: Joshua Beckman & Matthew Rohrer
Serious Art That's Funny: Humor in Poetry

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