Rohrer, Matthew

Matthew Rohrer is the author of eight books, including A Hummock in the Malookas (W.W. Norton, 1995), Nice Hat. Thanks. (with Joshua Beckman; Wave, 2002) and A Plate of Chicken (Ugly Duckling, 2009). He has received the Hopwood Award for Poetry and a Pushcart Prize, was selected as a National Poetry Series Winner and was shortlisted for the Griffin International Poetry Prize. Recently, he participated in residencies and performances at the Museum of Modern Art (New York City) and the Henry Art Gallery (Seattle). He lives in Brooklyn, New York. [bio updated 2011]