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 & Literature
  • Director, Michigan Tech Multiliteracies Center (MTMC)
  • MFA, Creative Writing. Pennsylvania State University, University Park
  • BA, Journalism. Eastern Michigan University


Matt (he/his) is author of This Is What They Say (Typecast Publishing), founding editor of Simple Machines Magazine, and founding editor emeritus of PANK Magazine. His own poetry regularly appears in literary magazines such as DIAGRAM, Fourth River, Michigan Quarterly Review, Split Rock Review, Thrush, and elsewhere. He teaches creative writing, editing, and literature at Michigan Technological University where he also serves as director of the Multiliteracies Center. He lives in Houghton, Michigan, in Ojibwe homelands and Treaty of 1842 territory. 


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