Recent Reviews

FEAST OF SAPPHIRES
Matt McAvoy wrote: "Nagin feels his work, writing it with gritted teeth, through a pen as sharp as a razor, and his cynicism is smart and infectious. Poetry of the highest quality." Read the full review here

Kirkus Review wrote: "A poetic feast as surprising as it is satisfying." Read the full review here

Lisa Binion of Lisa's Writopia proclaimed: "If you are a lover of poetry, you'll really enjoy what's inside this book." Read the full review here

Jim Bennett's Reviews said: "Nagin's work easily gets four stars. Highly recommended." Read the full review here.

Jessica Belmont wrote: "I love the diversity of topics covered and the intensity in which each word cuts through the page...a fantastic collection of poetry...I'm off to read it for the fifth time." (5 stars) Read the full review here

P.D. Dawson wrote: "With his poetry, Matt Nagin seeks to inform, infiltrate, and discover the mind, and does so with a very human and caring heart. I thoroughly recommend this collection of poetry and consider it to be one of the best I've read in a while." (5 stars) Read the full review here.



BUTTERFLIES LOST WITHIN THE CROOKED MOONLIGHT

Kirkus Review writes of "Butterflies Lost Within The Crooked Moonlight," "Nagin’s verse is a torrent, and readers will thrill as it carries them off." Read the full review here, see print version here.

Reader's Favorite writes: "You can feel the frenetic energy...Nagin delivers in stark and jarring completeness." Read the full review here.  

Bill Garry found "Butterflies Lost Within The Crooked Moonlight" to be the work of a "conflicted, incongruous -- and brilliant -- mind". Read the full review at Bill Garry's Reviews.

Jim Bennett gives "Butterflies Lost Within The Crooked Moonlight" 5 stars, comparing the book to Auden and Frost!!! Read it here

"Butterflies Lost Within The Crooked Moonlight" has been deemed "a must read" by Katie Lewington. Read the review here

Louis Cecile gave "Butterflies Lost Within The Crooked Moonlight" 4 stars, writing "There is a confidence that shines from the poet that is evident from the beginning of this collection." Read the full review here.

Lisa's Writopia declares that the collection "digs deep into the emotional realm" and "you should find at least a handful [of] poems that speak to you." Read the full review here


INSIDE JOB

Richard Propes of the of The Independent Film Critic called "Inside Job" "Weirdly wonderful" and more! Read the full review here.

Bill Garry of Discover Hollywood Magazine reviewed the short film that I wrote and directed, "Inside Job," calling it "'The Wolf off Wall Street' on crack." Read the full review here.

Kirk Fernwood of One Film Fan called "Inside Job" "freakily engaging." Read the full review here.

Zachary Flint of The Great Movie Debates felt "Inside Job" was "very humorous ... [and] worth watching." Read the full review here


WOOLLY MAMMOTH PANIC ATTACK 

Alexis Yoo of Stagebuddy called Woolly Mammoth Panic Attack "uproarious...a stellar success." Read the full review here.

Lee Levitt of The Jewish Chronicle gave the show four stars and called it "brilliantly irreverent" and "sublimely funny." Read the full review here



Recent Press

Matt Nagin Author Interview by Nina Soden, September 2019

Author Interviews, My Interview with Matt Nagin, August, 2019

Awesome Book Promotion, Featured Author Matt Nagin, July 2019

Bookpleasures, In Conversation with Matt Nagin, June 2019

Silver Beans Cafe Author Interview, Matt Nagin, September 2018

The Gary Hour Podcast Interview, Matt Nagin, August 16, 2018


Nice International Film Festival Interview, Matt Nagin, May 2018

Riviera Insider Interviews Filmmaker Matt Nagin, April 2018


Titan Inkorp Celebrity Interview, Matt Nagin, April 2018

The Wire's Dream Author Interview, Matt Nagin, January 2018

Pretty-Hot.com Author Interview, Matt Nagin, August 2017

Awesomegang Author Interview, Matt Nagin, July 2017

Times Herald-Record, Hoboken International Film Festival, May 2017


Matt Nagin Interview at IndieActivity, March 2017


Camacho FD "Off The Loop" Interview, September 2015


Marathon Variety Show, January 1, 2015


NY Press.com:
Comedian Garners Laughs and Money For A Good Cause, October 2013

Eliza Gale's Interviews:
Matt Nagin, December 2013

NY Theater.com:
Woolly Mammoth Panic Attack Q&A,  July 2013


Policy Mic:
Policy Mic Pundit Is Taking Comedy Festival Stages By Storm, July 2013 


Stagebuddy: 

Matt Nagin’s Panic Attack, Spring 2013

Bad Slava: 
Stand-Up Comedy 101, June 2009





















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