Matthea Harvey is the author of Sad Little Breathing Machine (Graywolf, 2004) and Pity the Bathtub Its Forced Embrace of the Human Form (Alice James Books, 2000). Her third book of poems, Modern Life (Graywolf, 2007) was a finalist for the National Book Critics Cirlcle Award and a New York Times Notable Book. Her first children’s book, The Little General and the Giant Snowflake, illustrated by Elizabeth Zechel, was published byTin House Books in 2009. An illustrated erasure, titled Of Lamb, with images by Amy Jean Porter, will be published by McSweeney’s in 2010. Matthea is a contributing editor to jubilat, Meatpaper and BOMB. She teaches poetry at Sarah Lawrence and lives in Brooklyn.
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The fourth edition of the Guggenheim’s off-site installation series stillspotting nyc transports participants from their noisy urban environment into a world of serene fantasy. Don’t miss out: we’re giving away two stillspotting tickets!
They are insanely bright and look across the room at each other. I love putting handmade things into magazines and books and the internet – drawings for everyone to hold in their laps (or laptops). But there’s nothing quite like having the drawing itself, and all its quirks of color and line, out there in the world at eye level having conversations with strangers. I think they probably have great conversations with New Yorkers.