Matt Harvey (poet)


Matt Harvey (poet)

Matt Harvey is a British humourist and performance poet who has published a number of books and makes regular contributions to radio broadcasts.[1]

He began his career as a performer in 1992, giving live performances to audiences in the South West of England. He has since performed across the country at conferences, cabarets, colleges and literary festivals.

He is the President of the Exeter and East Devon branch of Mind (charity), and lives in Totnes. Matt Harvey was recently appointed Official Wimbledon Championship Poet 2010. He would be coming out with a poem each day of the championship to entertain the spectators. The poems would also be available online and in podcast.[2]

Publications

  • Here We Are Then
  • Songs Sung Sideways
  • Standing Up To Be Counted Out
  • Curtains and Other Material
  • The Hole In The Sum Of My Parts [3]

Notes and references

  1. ^ BBC Radio 4, Saturday Live
  2. ^ Wimbledon now has an official bard - Music Aloud
  3. ^ The Poetry Trust 2005

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