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Matt Jasper

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in Manhattan, The United States


outsider art, schizophrenia, Bill Knott, Osamu Dazai, Mary Maclane, Bu ...more

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November 2008


My author picture is of my kids hanging out with singer B.J. Snowden. I wrote for Rollerderby & Grand Street in the '90s and have a busy, inefficient life that now has me trying to form thousands of pages of schizoid ranting into a novel and a second book of poems. I think I won some writing award or other while flunking out of UNH. I was also nominated for a Pushcart Prize twice. Only loser writers mention Pushcart nominations, though. I also had a poem win Goodreads poem of the month and get emailed to a billion people. Maybe a little less than a billion. If you have read this far, please see all of the amazing free online books and chaps put out by BLAZEVOX & PUBLISHING GENIUS. Also--please forgive me for rating everything a "5". I know ...more

Average rating: 4.56 · 39 ratings · 11 reviews · 2 distinct works
Moth Moon

4.53 avg rating — 34 ratings — published 2009 — 2 editions
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The Tip of the Iceberg

4.80 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 2009
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MOTH MOON (Poetry)
1 chapters   —   updated Mar 08, 2010 04:22PM
Description: my book is available at Blazevox & Amazon
Venus at the Shell Station (Poetry)
1 chapters   —   updated Mar 04, 2010 02:40PM
Description: Winner of the Goodreads Poetry Contest, March 2010
C.D. Wright
“I am suggesting that the radical of poetry lies not in the
resolution of doubts but in their proliferation”
C.D. Wright, Cooling Time: An American Poetry Vigil

233 ¡ POETRY ! — 22280 members — last activity 1 hour, 17 min ago
No pretensions: just poetry. Stop by, recommend books, offer up poems (excerpted), tempt us, taunt us, tell us what to read and where to go (to read ...more
14527 Scantily Clad Press — 183 members — last activity Jul 13, 2016 06:22AM
SCP is an e-chap series edited by Andrew Lundwall. . .
25x33 A Brief History of Time with Shaindel Beers — 64 members — last activity Oct 04, 2009 06:05AM
Feel free to ask questions about specific poems from the book, influences, or anything poetical, from May 08, 2009 to June 07, 2009...
6926 Black Oceanographers — 240 members — last activity Dec 14, 2010 12:38PM
This group is designed to discuss books published by Black Ocean, receive updates on publications and get news on author events. All are welcome, only ...more
10105 Gold Wake Press — 188 members — last activity May 21, 2010 02:18AM
Gold Wake Press publishes poetry, & plays/novels-in-verse. ...more
3985 Art, Theory and Literature of the Grotesque — 98 members — last activity May 05, 2009 04:30PM
A group to discuss, discover, and perhaps even re-introduce this potent way of looking at the world. Subject to include but not limited to: The His ...more
28172 Poetry Readers Challenge — 881 members — last activity 2 hours, 38 min ago
Let's talk about poetry books. This group's members read poetry collections, with the goal of reviewing twenty in a year. C'mon. Do it. It's good for ...more
14934 Word Riot Press — 154 members — last activity Jan 05, 2010 11:28AM
For fans of online literary magazine Word Riot and its small press extension Word Riot Press
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