Madeline George's real ambition to connect with people through writing and stage the conversations that animate her formidable mind, helps show me (and many) what a principled and truly evolving practice can and should achieve.
Matt Longabucco's work has recently appeared or is forthcoming in Aufgabe, Parkett, and The Death and Life of American Cities. He is the Friday Night Series coordinator at the Poetry Project, and has written the poems of Juan Garcia Madero, the narrator of The Savage Detectives (including this one above).
Matt Longabucco is the author of several chapbooks, including Heroic Dose (Inpatient Press, 2019). His book, M/W: An essay on Jean Eustache’s La maman et la putain, is forthcoming from Ugly Duckling Presse. Poems and essays have appeared recently in Mirage, Lana Turner, and The Poetry Project Newsletter. He teaches writing, innovative pedagogy, and critical theory at New York University and Bard Colleges Institute for Writing & Thinking.