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Matthew Nienow

Author's Bio

Matthew Nienow was born in Los Angeles in 1983. He holds an MFA from the University of Washington and is a graduate of the Northwest School of Wooden Boatbuilding. He lives in Port Townsend, WA where he builds boats and is writer-in-residence at a small independent school.

Publications and Prizes

Chapbooks:
The End of the Folded Map (Codhill Press, 2011), The Smallest Working Pieces (Toadlily Press, 2009), Two Sides of the Same Thing (Southeast Missouri State University Press, 2007)
Anthologies:
A Face to Meet the Faces: An Anthology of Contemporary Persona Poems (University of Akron Press, 2012), Best New Poets 2012 (University of Virginia Press, 2012), The Best of Toadlily Press (Toadlily Press, 2011), Best New Poets 2007 (Samovar Press, 2007)
Journals:
Agni Online, Alaska Quarterly Review, Beloit Poetry Journal, Blackbird, Crazyhorse, Indiana Review, Narrative, New England Review, Poetry, Poetry Daily, Poetry Northwest, Prairie Schooner, Southwest Review, The Paris-American, Verse Daily, Willow Springs, Zyzzyva
Prizes:
Ruth Lilly Poetry Fellowship (2013), Artist Trust Fellowship (2012); Literature Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts (2011); Grant from the Elizabeth George Foundation (2011); Individual Artist Award from 4Culture (2009; 2010); Loren D. Milliman Fellowship (2009-10); Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Prize (2009 winner; 2010 honorable mention; 2011 honorable mention); Bread Loaf Writers' Conference Scholarship (2010; 2011; 2012)

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Listing last updated: June 16, 2014

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Prefers to work with:
Any
Fluent in:
Spanish
Born in:
CA
Raised in:
WA

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