Bateman, Micah. "Incorporating Multitudes: Whitman, Occupy, and Liberalism's Neutrality Fantasy." Expressive Networks: Poetry & Platform Cultures (Amherst College Press), forthcoming.

Bateman, Micah. “‘Periodt’: Emphatic Embodiment in Online Black Declaratives.” A History of Punctuation in English Literature, Vol. III, eds. Elizabeth Bonapfel, Mark Faulkner, Jeff Gutierrez, and John Lennard. Cambridge University Press, forthcoming.

Matheis, Caitlin, and Bateman, Micah. "Songs of Ourselves 2.0: The Circulations and Citations of Nineteenth-Century American Poetry on Twitter." Nineteenth-Century Data Collective (Princeton University Libraries), forthcoming.

Bateman, Micah. "'Distributed Blackishness': The Uses of Black American Poets among Candidates of the 2020 US Democratic Primaries." Book History, vol. 27, no. 1, 2024: pp. 186–224.

Bateman, Micah. "Whitman's Web: The Political Poet 2.0." The Oxford Handbook of Walt Whitman (Oxford University Press: 2024), pp. 199–224. 

Bateman, Micah. “Tweeting (in) ‘Dark Times’: Brecht’s Second Svendborg ‘Motto’ Post-Trump (MLA 2020).” ecibs: Communications of the International Brecht Society 2020.1 (2020): Web.

Bateman, Micah. "Every Atom | No. 171." North American Review (2019): Web. 

Bateman, Micah. "Creative Writing in the Library: Four Prompts to Break the Ice. Programming Librarian (2019): Web. 

Bateman, Micah. "200 years later, Walt Whitman’s legacy continues to grow." Ransom Center Magazine (2019): Web. 

Bateman, Micah. "Abraham Lincoln and Walt Whitman." Ransom Center Magazine (2019): Web. 

Burek Pierce, Jennifer, and Bateman, Micah. "Song of 2,000 Whitman Lovers." The Chronicle of Higher Education, vol. 61, no. 17, 2015, p. B20. 

 Digital Projects


Riley Hanick, Micah Bateman, and Jennifer Burek Pierce

Foreword by Elizabeth McCracken

ALA Editions, 2019

A guidebook for librarians who serve writers.

Sample (PDF download)

Micah Bateman

Catenary Press, 2015

Poetry chapbook.

Poems Online

"Poem Half Aubade Half Nocturne," Poetry Society of America

"Bridges," Guesthouse

"The Optometrist," Prelude

"Wharf," The Winter Anthology

"Nuances of a Theme After Stevens After Williams," Boston Review

Five poems, Company

"If Everywhere the Sound of Rain Breaking" and "One," Verse

"Homecoming," Missouri Review

"Soliloquy in a Split Screen Freeze Frame," Juked


"The First 'Last Page of the Internet,'" The Spectacle

"Son of Batman," The Iowa Review

"Curriculum Vitae," Tammy

"The Adjunct's Guide to Teaching College Composition," McSweeney's Internet Tendency