Matthew Birdsall

Tom Stafford reads Matt Birdsall's poems, "Us" and "Hooked On a Feeling."

Conrad Balliet reads Matthew Birdsall's poems, "Flash" and "Desire."

Conrad Balliet reads Matthew Birdsall's poem, "Just Business."

Conrad Balliet reads Matthew Birdsall's poems, "Hooked on a Feeling" and "Behavioral Health."

Conrad Balliet reads Matthew Birdsall's poem, "Loveseat."

Matthew Birdsall reads his poem, "Stitch, Stitch, Stitch, Boom."

Dayton native Matthew Birdsall is the managing editor of the Mock Turtle Zine, a local collection of art and literature.  He's also a writer himself.  Here Birdsall sits down with WYSO's Conrad Balliet to discuss what makes poetry, writing from experience and to share some poems of his own.

Conrad Balliet reads Matthew Birdsall's poems, "Flash" and "Desire."