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Matthew Burgess


Matthew Burgess is an assistant professor at Brooklyn College. He is the author of two books for children, "Enormous Smallness: A Story of E. E. Cummings" and "The Unbudgeable Curmudgeon." Several more titles are forthcoming, including "Drawing on Walls: A Story of Keith Haring," "Make Meatballs Sing: The Life and Art of Corita Kent" and "The Bear and The Moon." Burgess has taught creative writing in New York City public schools for over 15 years, and he recently edited a new collection titled "Spellbound: The Art of Teaching Poetry."

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Books:
Drawing On Walls: A Story of Keith Haring
Children / Teens
Enchanted Lion Books
May 2020
ISBN 9781592702671
64 pages
$18.95, OUTOFSTOCK
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Truly devoted to the idea of public art, Haring created murals wherever he went.

Spellbound
Children / Teens
T&W Books
March 2019
ISBN 9780915924837
260 pages
$19.95, INSTOCK
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Spellbound: The Art of Teaching Poetry offers a range of exciting ideas to inspire students of all ages to explore their potential as writers and creators. More/less

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