Review of The Masque of Marilyn in the Washington Independent Review of Books

Grave Cavalieri offered this insightful review of The Masque of Marilyn in the latest Washington Independent Review of Books: “Who doesn’t care about Marilyn Monroe; and how many Marilyn’s are there? The answer is as many as there are writers invoking her. Hittinger is known for his ability to combine myth, pop culture and philosophy Read More …

Review of The Masque of Marilyn in the San Francisco Review of Books

Grady Harp reviews The Masque of Marilyn in the San Francisco Review of Books: “The New York poet Matthew Hittinger is now in that realm of `important poets of our time’. The publications of his poems increases every year and his works appear in important poetry collections of the highest order. One reason for Hittinger’s Read More …

Featured on The Poet and The Poem from The Library of Congress

I was honored to be invited on The Poet and The Poem, Grace Cavalieri’s long-running program from The Library of Congress. I opened with a poem from Skin Shift and then we turned to The Masque of Marilyn and other topics, closing with a poem from The Erotic Postulate. You can listen here: Enjoy!