M. Bartley Seigel

M. Bartley Seigel
"All coiled spring and iron will, our words tin typed on our tongues, we clasp arms and dive in together, electric and beautiful."
—"Beach Glass," Michigan Quarterly Review, Volume L, Issue 3: The Great Lakes: Love Song and Lament


  • Associate Professor of Creative Writing and Diverse Literatures, Humanities
  • MFA, Pennsylvania State University


M. Bartley Seigel is the author of the poetry collection This Is What They Say (Typecast Publishing, 2013). His writing appears in such literary magazines as DIAGRAM, Forklift Ohio, H_NGM_N, Lumberyard Magazine, Michigan Quarterly Review, PamplemousseThrush, among many others, and is anthologized in the collection And Here: 100 Years of Upper Peninsula Writing, 1917–2017 (Michigan State Press, 2017). He was the founding editor and publisher of PANK Magazine and is regular contributor to Words without Borders.


  • Poetry
  • Editing
  • Composition