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Matthew Roth

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Matthew Roth

Professor of English

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mroth@messiah.edu

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717-766-2511 ext. 2412

Education
  • B.A., Houghton College
  • MFA, Wichita State University
  • Ph.D., University of North Texas
Classes I teach
  • Introduction to Creative Writing
  • Poetry Workshop
  • Introduction to English Studies
  • Contemporary American Poetry
Profile

Matthew’s first book of poetry, Bird Silence, was published by the Woodley Press in 2009. His poems have been published in many national journals, including Verse, American Literary Review, Antioch Review, and 32 Poems. He has also published a number of frequently cited articles on Nabokov’s novel, Pale Fire. When not engaged in scholarly pursuits, Matthew enjoys gardening, camping, and spending time with his wife, Kerry, and two children, Ella and Silas.

Matthew Roth Poetry Reading (live video, with an introduction by Professor Christine Perrin)