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Matthew Burgess is an Assistant Professor of English at Brooklyn College. He is the author of Slippers for Elsewhere, a poetry collection, and Enormous Smallness: A Story of E. E. Cummings, his first children’s book with Enchanted Lion Books. Matthew edited an anthology of writing and visual art titled, Dream Closet: Meditations on Childhood Space, and currently he is editing a collection of imaginative writing prompts for a forthcoming book with Teachers & Writers Collaborative. Matthew has been teaching poetry in NYC elementary schools since 2001.