Matthea Harvey is
the author of five books of poetry—If the Tabloids are
True What Are You?, Of Lamb (an illustrated erasure with images by Amy Jean
Porter), Modern Life (a finalist for the National Book Critics
Cirlcle Award and a New York Times Notable Book), Sad Little
Breathing Machine and Pity the Bathtub Its Forced Embrace
of the Human Form.
She has also published two children’s books, Cecil the
Pet Glacier, illustrated by Giselle Potter and The Little
General and the Giant Snowflake, illustrated by Elizabeth Zechel. She teaches
poetry at Sarah Lawrence and lives in Brooklyn.