Saturday, Oct 23, 2021 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
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Matvei is one of the founding members of the Ugly Duckling Presse editorial collective. Since 2002, he has curated UDP’s Eastern European Poets Series, and was a co-editor of The Emergency Gazette (1998-2001) and of 6×6 magazine (2000-2017). He served as co-executive director of UDP for several years, and then as a member of UDP’s Working Collective as managing editor and production manager. Matvei has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York Foundation for the Arts, and the National Endowment for Humanities. He has taught at the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics (Naropa), Hunter College, Colorado College, Long Island University, and Wesleyan University. Since 2009, he teaches courses on translation and book history at Columbia University’s School of the Arts (Writing MFA), and is a member of the Writing faculty at the Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts at Bard College.