Matthea Harvey

BA, Harvard College. MFA, University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop. Poet; author of Pity the Bathtub Its Forced Embrace of the Human Form (Alice James Books, 2000); Sad Little Breathing Machine (Graywolf, 2004); Modern Life (Graywolf, 2007), winner of the Kingsley Tufts Award, a New York Times Notable Book of 2008, and a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award; and a children’s book, The Little General and the Giant Snowflake, illustrated by Elizabeth Zechel (Soft Skull Press, 2007). Contributing editor for jubilat and BOMB. Taught at Warren Wilson, the Pratt Institute, and the University of Houston. SLC, 2004–

Undergraduate discipline: Writing
Graduate program: MFA Writing Program

Courses taught in Writing

  • First-Year Studies: Poetic Forms/Forming Poetry

Courses taught in MFA Writing Program

  • Poetry Workshop

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