Matt Reeck
Contributor History

Matt Reeck
With Aftab Ahmad, Matt Reeck has translated Mirages of the Mind from the Urdu of Mushtaq Ahmed Yousufi (Vintage India, New Directions), Bombay Stories from the Urdu of Saadat Hasan Manto (Random House India, Vintage International), and Class Warrior—Taoist Style from the French of Abdelkébir Khatibi (Wesleyan University Press, Fall 2017). Poems and translations have appeared in Tripwire, Two Lines, Conjunctions, and City Journal (Karachi). He is coeditor of Staging Ground Magazine.



In Print

Vol. 69
Being Bodies
Fall 2017
Edited by Bradford Morrow


March 20, 2018
You can’t live forever in fear   of language. Or well,
you can.
But it’s pathetic.  
March 13, 2018
Come late spring the branches bear

creamy blooms then pulpy orange half-sweet

three- or four-stoned fruits that slip to the dirt

that all things living leave behind, dirt
February 27, 2018
You dwell at green lights
longer than expected.
Thoughts that had gone far
are slow in returning.
The Pulitzer finalist and National Book Awardwinning author reads from The Overstory
Monday, April 16, 2018
2:30 pm
Campus Center, Weis Cinema