Faculty Bios

We proudly offer the bios of our accomplished teachers.

Kate Angus is the author of So Late to the Party (Negative Capability Press, 2016). Her poetry and prose have appeared in The Atlantic's "Object Lessons" series, The Washington Post, The Academy of American Poets' Poem-A-Day feature, and the Best New Poets anthology, as well as in numerous literary magazines. She is the Chair of the Advisory Board for the Mayapple Center for Arts and Humanities and the founding editor of Augury Books, where she selected and edited many independent press best-sellers. She has taught at the Notre Dame School, The New School, LIM College, and Interlochen Center for the Arts. She holds a BA from Brown University and an MFA in Poetry from The New School.

Britt Gambino has published poetry in Armchair/Shotgunanderbo, The Boiler, decomP, and Springgun Press, among others. She previously served as a contributing writer at The Sexy Feminist blog and as an Associate Poetry Editor at The Doctor T.J. Eckleberg Review. She has taught at Education Unlimited, Brooklyn Brainery, and 826NYC. She holds a BA from Drew University and an MFA in Poetry from The New School.

Matthew Lippman is the author of the poetry collections Mesmerizingly Sadly Beautiful (Four Way Books), A Little Gut Magic (Nine Mile Books), The New Year of Yellow (Sarabonde Books), Monkey Bars (Typecast), Salami Jew (Racing Form Press), and American Chew (Burnside). His poems have appeared widely in such journals as The American Poetry, Tin House, and Seneca Review. He has taught at the University of Iowa, Westchester Community College, Columbia University, Roslyn High School, and Beaver Country Day School. He holds an MFA in Poetry from the University of Iowa, and an M.Ed. from Columbia University.

Michael Montlack is the author of the poetry collections Cool Limbo and Daddy (NYQ Books) and editor of the Lambda Finalist essay anthology My Diva: 65 Gay Men on the Women Who Inspire Them (University of Wisconsin Press). His poetry has appeared in North American Review, Prairie Schooner, The Offing, Poet Lore, Barrow Street, Court Green, and Los Angeles Review. He holds a BA from Hofstra University, an MFA from the New School, and an MA from San Francisco State University, all in Creative Writing and Literature.