M. Bartley Seigel

M. Bartley Seigel
"If you jump / you will live a full life / while falling."
—from "You are so high in the tree" by Zachary Schomburg


  • Associate Professor of Creative Writing and Literature
  • Director, Michigan Tech Multiliteracies Center [MTMC]
  • MFA, Creative Writing. Pennsylvania State University
  • BA, Journalism. Eastern Michigan University


M. Bartley Seigel (he/him/his) is the author of This Is What They Say (Typecast Publishing); founding editor of Simple Machines; founding editor emeritus of PANK Magazine; and Associate Professor of Creative Writing at Michigan Technological University. His poetry appears in journals such as DIAGRAM, Fourth River, Michigan Quarterly Review, Split Rock Review, & Thrush, among many others, and was most recently anthologized in Rewilding: Poems for the Environment (Flexible Press). He lives in Houghton, Michigan, in Ojibwa (Chippewa) homelands and Treaty of 1842 territory.


  • Editing / Publishing
  • Emerging Literature
  • Literary Magazines
  • Literature in Translation
  • Poetry / Poetics
  • Writing Center Administration