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Full Name: Matthew J Spireng
Biography:
Matthew J. Spireng's book, Out of Body, won the 2004 Bluestem Poetry Award and was published in 2006 by Bluestem Press at Emporia State University. His chapbooks are: Young Farmer; Encounters; Inspiration Point, winner of the 2000 Bright Hill Press Poetry Chapbook Competition; and Just This. His book, What Focus Is, is forthcoming in 2011 from Word Press. Clear Cut, a signed and numbered limited edition chapbook of his poems and photographs by Austin Stracke on which the poems are based, is forthcoming from Hampden-Sydney College. Since 1990, his poems have appeared in publications across the United States including North American Review, The American Scholar, Southern Poetry Review, Poet Lore, English Journal and Connecticut Review. He holds an M.A. in creative writing from Hollins College.
Circuit Writer Information:
Category: N.Y.S.
Travel Range: Anywhere in United States with sufficient notice.
Transportation: Car or plane.
Dates Available: Anytime with sufficient notice.
Fees: Negotiable.
Contact Information: Email: mattspi@aol.com
Author's Timeline:
2007 (Unknown) County
Young Farmer
(Pub: Finishing Line Press. ISBN: 1599241722; IBSN-13: 978-1-59924-172-2.)
Chapbook of poems. 
2006 (Unknown) County
Out Of Body
(Pub: Bluestem Press. ISBN: 1-878325-32-9; ISBN-13: 978-1878325327)
Book of poems, winner of 2004 Bluestem Poetry Award. 
2005 (Unknown) County
Encounters
(Pub: Finishing Line Press. ISBN: 1-932755-81-0; ISBN-13: 978-1932755817)
Chapbook of poems. 
2002 (Unknown) County
Inspiration Point
(Pub: Bright Hill Press. ISBN: 1-892471-13-2.)
Chapbook of poems. Winner of 2000 Bright Hill Press Poetry Chapbook Competition. 
2010 Ulster County
Matthew J. Spireng is a resident of Ulster County, New York. 
? Broome County
Matthew J. Spireng was born in Binghamton, New York. 

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