New Review of Platos de Sal by Timothy Wright

Timothy Wright has reviewed Platos de Sal over at his blog. Here’s a preview: Hittinger’s beautifully clear style of writing suits the way in which the story of David/Juan and Mara/Rut unfolds in a bright but uncertain present full of longing, interspersed with the unclouded memories of the long-ago and more recent past. Platos de Read More …

Aftermath

I had the opportunity and pleasure to see a new show Friday night at the New York Theatre Workshop. It’s called Aftermath and is written by Jessica Blank and Eric Jensen who took interviews they conducted in June 2008 with Iraqi refugees in Jordan and crafted them into a show that interweaves the stories of Read More …

New poem in the Self-Portrait Issue of Oranges & Sardines

A new poem “Sketch and Pentimento” from my Skin Shift project is included in the special Self-Portrait issue of the September 2009 Oranges & Sardines (Volume 2, Issue 6). The issue is packed with lots of great poets: Bob Hicok, Billy Collins, Grace Cavalieri, Andrew Demcak, Denise Duhamel, David Lehman, Marie-Elizabeth Mali, Paul Siegell, Emma Trelles, Nanette Read More …

Review of December 2008 MiPOesias by Grady Harp

I missed this review Grady Harp did of the December 2008 MiPOesias back in July: Anytime readers get the opportunity to read the sophisticated and highly polished poetry of Matthew Hittinger is a delight. In this series of publications devoted to new poetry and articles analyzing and commenting on poetry with accompanying interviews with the Read More …