Matt Hart Poetry Reading w/ special guests Stuart Dischell and Laurent Estoppey

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Matt Hart Poetry Reading w/ special guests Stuart Dischell and Laurent Estoppey

Matt Hart Reading Poster

Posted on June 5, 2023

The MFA Writing Program at UNC Greensboro and The Greensboro Review will host a poetry reading by Matt Hart on Thursday, October 5th at 6:00 PM at at Scuppernong Books, 304 S. Elm Street. The event is free and open to the public and will be followed by a book signing

MATT HART is the author of eight books of poems: Who’s Who VividWolf FaceLight-Headed , Sermons and Lectures Both Blank and Relentless , Debacle Debacle, Radiant Companion, Everything Breaking/For Good, and Familiar. Additionally, his poems, reviews, and essays have appeared in numerous print and online journals, including Cincinnati ReviewColdfrontColumbia Poetry ReviewThe Greensboro ReviewHarvard Review, and Post Road, among others. Hart’s awards include a Pushcart Prize and fellowships from both the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference and the Warren Wilson College MFA Program for Writers. A co-founder and the editor-in-chief of Forklift, Ohio: A Journal of Poetry, Cooking & Light Industrial Safety, he lives in Cincinnati where he teaches at the Art Academy of Cincinnati and plays in the band TRAVEL. 

STUART DISCHELL is the author of Good Hope Road, a National Poetry Series Selection, Evenings & AvenuesDig SafeBackwards DaysChildren With Enemies,  The Lookout Man, and the pamphlets Animate Earth and Touch Monkey as well as the chapbook Standing on Z. His poems have appeared in The AtlanticAgniThe New Republic, SlateKenyon ReviewPloughshares, and anthologies including Essential PoemsHammer and BlazePushcart Prize, and Garrison Keillor’s Good Poems. A recipient of awards from the NEA, the North Carolina Arts Council, and the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, he teaches in the MFA Program in Creative Writing at the University of North Carolina Greensboro.

Swiss saxophonist and composer LAURENT ESTOPPEY  lives in Greensboro, works mostly between USA and Switzerland, and devotes himself mostly to music and arts of today. Numerous collaborations with composers have led him to create at least three hundred works but also to open him to the composition world. Now his musical activity is divided between written music and improvisation, and it occurs throughout Switzerland, many European countries, but also in the Americas, Russia and South Africa. Beside having founded and developed numerous chamber music groups, Estoppey is a member and artistic director of Swiss ensemBle baBel and Collapss (music, dance, poetry, visual arts in Greensboro, nc). His discography includes more than thirty recordings.