Wednesday, January 30, 7 PM: Sibling Rivalry Press Poets Read: Robert Siek, Stephen S. Mills, and Matthew Hittinger

ROBERT SIEK is a poet who lives in Brooklyn and works as a production editor at a large publishing house in Manhattan. His poems have appeared in journals such as The Columbia Poetry Review, Lodestar Quarterly, Court Green, Velvet Mafia, Mary, Assaracus, and Chelsea Station. In 2002, the New School published his chapbook Clubbed Kid, and in 2007, he was included in the short fiction anthology Userlands: New Fiction Writers from the Blogging Underground, edited by Dennis Cooper. His first full-length collection of poetry, Purpose and Devil Piss, will be released by Sibling Rivalry Press in October 2013.

Stephen S. Mills earned his MFA from Florida State University. His poems have appeared in The Antioch Review, The Gay and Lesbian Review Worldwide, PANK Literary Magazine, The New York Quarterly, The Los Angeles Review, Knockout, Poetic Voices Without Borders 2, Assaracus, and others. He is also the winner of the 2008 Gival Press Oscar Wilde Poetry Award. His first book, He Do the Gay Man in Different Voices, is out from Sibling Rivalry Press. He lives in Harlem. Website:

Matthew Hittinger is the author of Skin Shift (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2012) and three previous chapbooks, including Pear Slip (Spire Press, 2007) winner of the Spire 2006 Chapbook Award. Born and raised in Bethlehem, PA, Matthew received his MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Michigan where he won a Hopwood Award for Poetry and The Helen S. and John Wagner Prize.  Matthew was named a 2012 debut poet by Poets & Writers Magazine and has received the Kay Deeter Award from the journal Fine Madness. His work has appeared in over fifty journals and anthologies including Best New Poets 2005. He lives in Astoria.


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