Matt Hart - Chair of Liberal Arts, Associate Professor
Artist as Writer (Honors). Artist as Reader (Honors), Aesthetics, Creative Writing: Multi-Genre, Creative Writing: Poetry, Dueling Literary Avant Gardes: The Beat Generation vs. The New York School of Poets, Giant Books, Senior Seminar I & II
-MFA in Creative Writing, Poetry, Warren Wilson College, 2002
-Masterís Course Work in Philosophy, Ohio University, 1993
-BS in Philosophy, Ball State University, 1992
Matt Hart is the author of Radiant Action, Radiant Companion, and six previous collections of poetry. His awards include a Pushcart Prize, a 2013 individual artist grant from The Shifting Foundation, and several fellowships. Additionally, he is a co-founder and the editor-in-chief of Forklift, Ohio: A Journal of Poetry, Cooking & Light Industrial Safety. He plays guitar and shouts in the bands TRAVEL and THE LOUDEST SOUNDER.