Matthew Minicucci

Reading at Franklin College, September 15th at 7:30pm


Cover Reveal! Finalized Reading Dates!

Exciting news! We have a finalized cover for the book!


Also, the full lineup of readings for the fall has been posted.


So many exciting things!

Two New Poems in Blackbird!



I have two new poems up in the latest issue of Blackbird. These are the last two poems from Translation before the book’s release September 1st!

New readings added for fall 2015!

I’ve started to update the Readings page here on the site with everything scheduled for early fall 2015. This is what’s been added so far:


September 18th, 7pm, at Indy Reads Bookstore, 911 Mass Ave. in Indianapolis. Book release reading.

September 21st, 4pm, at Eastern Illinois University

October 6th, 6pm, at the Wick Poetry Center, Kent State University w/ Jane Hirshfield

November 3rd, 7pm, at the Wit Rabbit Reading Series, Chicago, IL

November 5th, with Caleb Curtiss and Charlotte Pence at the Seminary Coop Bookstore in Chicago, IL


Of course, this is a very incomplete list, and many more readings will be added (both for fall and spring) as they are confirmed!

New poem up at GMR!


Excited to have a new poem up at Green Mountains Review!




Reading Tonight at Indy Reads Books!


I’ll be reading tonight for Indy WordLab at Indy Reads Books (911 Mass Ave. Indianapolis, Indiana).


Here’s a interview with me leading up to the reading:

Website Updates!

Recent updates to the website, including:

  • New section for my forthcoming collection, with blurbs
  • Updated spring 2015 reading section
  • Updated chapbook section with new press added


In the next few months, expect to see cover art for the book, sample poems, and the beginnings of a schedule for book tour readings for fall 2015 and spring 2016, with updates to follow over the next 6-8 months or so.


Two poems at Kenyon Review



I’m excited to have two poems up at Kenyon Review’s Winter issue right now! In addition to the text, there is a recording of me reading both poems.

Link to the poems and reading below:




First Book Catalog Page

Some really exciting news: the catalog page for my first book is now up at Kent State University Press, complete with blurbs!

No cover art yet, but sometime in the Spring we should have that finalized.

Pre-orders are available now, and the book is set to drop on September 1st of next year.


Book Update: New Title!

Just a quick update on book progress:

The editing and shaping process has been wonderful thus far. I think we’re close to a final version. The big news is that the book will have a new title: Translation

This was the original title, many years ago, prior to playing about with dozens of others. It feels most appropriate to the intentions and content of the collection, so I’m really excited to officially be returning to it.

More updates soon!