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Matt Nagin

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Matt Nagin is an author, educator, actor, filmmaker and standup comedian. He has been published in Writer's Digest, The New York Post, Mic.com, The Humor Times, The Higgs-Weldon, Grain Magazine, Arsenic Lobster, Spillway, Dash, Antigonish Review and many, many more.

In 2018, his poem "If We Are Doomed," won The Spirit First Editor's Choice Award. Matt's first book of poetry ("Butterflies Lost Within The Crooked Moonlight") was released in 2017. Kirkus Review referred to it as "powerful verse from a writer of real talent."

He also wrote and directed the short film, "Inside Job," which premiered at The Mediterranean Film Festival Cannes, where it won Best Short Film. It has gone on to appear at six festivals, winning other awards such as Best
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Matt Nagin You get to know yourself better and become more fully acquainted with worlds inside of you. I think there definitely can be a therapuetic and healing…moreYou get to know yourself better and become more fully acquainted with worlds inside of you. I think there definitely can be a therapuetic and healing aspect to it. Writing can also be the capturing of peak experiences and a sharing of joys. Finally, there is a real sense of satisfaction upon completing a project; it's almost like magic; an otherworldly and enriching process. (less)
Matt Nagin The wind whips against his face as the blade roams. His entrails spill out,
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2018 has been all about highs and lows! I'll skip the lows and emphasize the highs.

Since I last wrote, I’ve had a number of humor pieces published—check out "Insensitivity Training" in Robot Butt (https://www.robotbutt.com/2018/06/19/...) and "Children Beg To Return To Cages," in the Daily Squib (https://mattnagin.us17.list-manage.co...) . Plus, The Satirist has just published my piece "A Misa... Read more of this blog post »
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Rick Schroeder Hi Matt,

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