Lucian Mattison

Washington, DC 20011

Author's Bio

Argentinean-American poet and translator Lucian Mattison is the author of two books of poetry, Reaper's Milonga (YesYes Books, 2017) and Peregrine Nation (Dynamo Verlag, 2017), winner of the 2014 Dogfish head Poetry Prize. His poetry, short fiction, and translations appear in Four Way Review, Hayden's Ferry Review, Hobart, Muzzle, Nano Fiction, The Nashville Review, The Offing, Waxwing, and elsewhere, and he won the 2016 Puerto Del Sol Poetry Prize. He received his MFA from Old Dominion University in 2015. He currently works at The George Washington University in Washington, DC, and edits poetry for Big Lucks. Visit

Publications and Prizes

Peregrine Nation
(Broadkill River Press, 2014)
, Reaper's Milonga
(YesYes Books, 2017)
Prizes Won: 
2016 Puerto Del Sol Poetry Prize, 2014 Dogfish Head Poetry Prize, 2014 Elizabeth R Curry Poetry Prize, 2014 Atlantis Prize, 2014 Bermuda Triangle Prize

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Spanish American
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English, Spanish
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Los Angeles, CA
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Last updated: May 03, 2017