M. Bartley Seigel

M. Bartley Seigel
"If you would not be forgotten as soon as you are dead, either write something worth reading or do things worth writing."
—B. Franklin


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  • Associate Professor of Creative Writing and Diverse Literatures, Humanities
  • Director of English and Liberal Arts
  • Founding Editor of PANK Magazine
  • MFA, Pennsylvania State University


M. Bartley Seigel is the author of the poetry collection This Is What They Say (Typecast, 2012) and is founding editor of the critically acclaimed literary magazine [PANK]. He is assistant professor of creative writing and diverse literatures and director of English and Liberal Arts at Michigan Tech.


  • Contemporary, emerging, and experimental literatures
  • Creative Nonfiction
  • Creative writing
  • Literary magazines
  • Literary publishing
  • Poetry
  • Short Fiction
  • Small press


  • This Is What They Say (Typecast, 2012)

Selected Published Poetry

  • “Ours Are Tallow Plants.” Forklift, Ohio (2012)
  • “Mouths To Feed, Mouths To Wash Out With Soap.” H_NGM_N 13 (2011)
  • “Love Is Homespun Stitches.” Cellpoems (2011)
  • “Beach Glass.” Michigan Quarterly Review (2011)
  • “We Swelter In A Brittle Kettle.” Bluestem (2010)
  • “Hers Is A Great Grey Cloak Of Sky.” Bateau 4.1 (2010)
  • "Love Is Made From Laughter, Tears, Fists, And Forgetting.” Lumberyard Magazine 5 (2010)