Matt Maday is a writer and performer from Colorado. He has a degree in psychology from Fort Lewis College and a degree in English from UNCO. His mission is to use art to convert economic systems into humanitarian systems.

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  • July 20, 2022:

Season 2, Episode 1 is now available. If you want to listen, pick your platform from the link below!


  • May 10, 2022:

My self-published digital chapbook, Typographical Imperative, is now available through Gumroad at the link below:


The poems in this self-published digital chapbook call into question objective understandings of morality by showcasing the effects of subjective experience. The philosophy contained within these pages may be obscure, but the poetic narratives are meant to be relatable and revealingly human. This is Matt Maday’s first published book. 

I also drew and designed the cover art.
  • February 20, 2022: My first try with self-publishing didn’t work out very well, so now I’m going to try Amazon for distributing my self-published digital chapbook, Typographical Imperative. Should be ready by the end of May 2022.
  • March 7, 2021: I’m reposting my four-part blog series “Politics of a Punk Rock Poser” to prepare for my first music review tomorrow. This repost consolidates the series into one part instead of four. To get to this blog entry, you can click on the “Metablog” header or this link: Metablog – Matt Maday

Published Stuff

FLC’s Images literary magazine

(2006-2007) “1000 Rhymes for Nation” and “Campy Horror Movie”

Winner of UNCO’s 2010 Rosenberry Award for Poetry (First Place)

“I Almost Knew Her”

UNCO’s Crucible literary magazine

Volume 21 (2010-2011) “Still Stunned,” “The Ladder to the Tower,” and “I Almost Knew Her” (Poetry)

The Red Thread (2012): “Signature” (Poetry)

The Daily Drunk Mag

(July 24, 2020) “Space Force?”

Blog Index

It seems like the easiest way to navigate the Blog Index–as of now–is to keep clicking the link back to the homepage after reading each entry, then click the link for the next entry in line. There has to be a better way. I’ll have to work on that.

A Robot Speaks to Ralph Waldo Emerson (Creative Nonfiction) (May 1-4, 2020)

Autonomy (Sci-fi Flash)