Faculty, Fellows and Visiting Artists

Faculty

The ITI faculty offer a wide variety of approaches to the written and visual arts. All are working contemporary artists who publish and exhibit their work in national and international contexts. Our faculty are dedicated to innovative approaches and traditions that value psychologically, culturally and politically engaged work.

Matvei Yankelevich

Matvei Yankelevich

Matvei Yankelevich is the author of the poetry collection Alpha Donut (United Artists Books) and the novella-in-fragments Boris by the Sea (Octopus Books), and the translator of Today I Wrote Nothing: The Selected Writings of Daniil Kharms (Overlook/Ardis). He is one of the founding editors of Ugly Duckling Presse, where he has edited and designed books and chapbooks and ephemera since the 1990s.

He has recently taught at Columbia University's School of the Arts and for the MFA in Writing at Long Island University, and is a member of the Writing Faculty at the Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts at Bard College. In the Spring of 2014, Matvei is the resident director of Salt & Cedar Letterpress in Detroit.