George J. Dance
Courtesy . Milwaukee Record
Matt Cook (born 1969) is an  American poet.
Cook grew up in Boulder,
Colorado. He began writing poetry as a teenager.
He earned an
M.A. in English from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, where he studied poetry under Jim Hazard and James Liddy, and an  M.F.A. in creative writing from the University of Memphis.
He is the author of 5 collections of poetry.
His work has been anthologized in
Aloud: Voices from the Nuyorican Poet's Café, The United States of Poetry, and Garrison Keillor's Good Poems, American Places.
Cook was appointed
Poet Laureate of Milwaukee in April 2015 for a 2-year term.
In the Small of My Backyard. San Francisco: Manic D Press, 2002.
Eavesdrop Soup. San Francisco: Manic D Press, 2005.
The Unreasonable Slug. San Francisco: Manic D Press, 2007.
Proving Nothing to Anyone. Baltimore, MD: Publishing Genius Press, 2013.
Irksome Particulars (prose poems). Atlanta, GA: Publishing Genius Press, 2017.
"James Joyce" by Matt Cook (3 17 PM)
. Except where noted, bibliographical information courtesy WorldCat
Cook, Matt, 1969-, VIAF, OCLC Online Computer Library Center Inc. Web, June 8, 2018. ↑
2.0 2.1 Molly Snyder,
Milwaukee Talks: Poet Laureate Matt Cook, On Milwaukee. Web, April 25, 2016. Web, June 5, 2018. ↑
3.0 3.1 Jim Higgins, "
Matt Cook named Milwaukee's next poet laureate," Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, April 17, 2015. Web, June 5, 2018. ↑
Search results = au:Matt Cook 1969, WorldCat, OCLC Online Computer Library Center Inc. Web, June 6, 2018. ↑
Matt Cook, Woodland Pattern Book Center. Web, June 5, 2018.
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