Matt Sedillo brings poetic fire to the burn through the issues – avarice, mediocrity, lies, gentrification, labor, loneliness, class conflict and others – most officially-sanctioned “poets” ignore in the name of the ice cold fakery that calls itself “poetry” in the United States. Thankfully, Sedillo burns down the house built out of the illusion of democracy, of the “literary”. In this sense, he brings necessary fire.
– Roberto Lovato, Author of Unforgetting, A Memoir of Family, Migration, Gangs and Revolution in the Americas
Sedillo is the Carlos the Jackal of poetry.
– Geo Maher, Author of A World Without Police
Matt Sedillo is a poet during times of unveiling, when the source of what makes this country and world tick–and fall part–becomes revealed to millions.
– Luis Javier Rodriguez, Author of Always Running: La Vida Loca: Gang Days in L.A. and It Calls You Back: An Odyssey Through Love, Addiction, Revolutions, and Healing
I studied with Ginsberg, I drank with Bukowski, and now I’ve met the new master. Run and hide, white boy, Sedillo writes with a switchblade. the best political poet alive – and everything is political.
– Greg Palast, Author of How Trump Stole 2020: The Hunt for America’s Vanished Voters