Author Archives: Micah Mattix
About Micah Mattix
Micah Mattix manages and writes for Prufrock at The American Conservative and is an assistant professor of literature at Houston Baptist University. He writes regularly on poetry for The Wall Street Journal and on books and arts for The Weekly Standard, National Review, The New Criterion, The American Spectator, First Things, Books & Culture, and many other publications. Follow him on Twitter.
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A Defense of Instagram Poets, the Next Massively Popular Social Media App, and How Aldi Took Over the UK
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When Dickens Tried to Institutionalize His Wife, Traffic and Stonehenge, and a Defense of Federal Arts Funding
Also: Quadrant’s new literary editor, and more.
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