Matthew Hamilton

Richmond, VA 23229
Phone: 
8045149320

Author's Bio

Matthew Hamilton is a former Soldier, Congressional Aide, US Peace Corps Volunteer, and Benedictine Monk. He holds a Master of Fine Arts from Fairfield University and is a three time Pushcart Prize nominee. His stories and poems have appeared in a variety of national and international journals, including Atticus Review, Coe Review, Noctua Review, Emerge Literary Journal, Burnt Bridge, Boston Literary Magazine, Cha: An Asian Literary Journal, and The Transnational. His chapbook, The Land of the Four Rivers, published by Cervena Barva Press, won the 2013 Best Poetry Book from Peace Corps Writers. Currently, he is the Librarian at Benedictine College Preparatory, an all-male, Catholic Military high school in Richmond, VA.

Publications and Prizes

Books: 
Lips Open and Divine
(Winter Goose Publishing, 2016)
Journals: 
A-Minor Magazine, Atticus Review, Boston Literary Magazine, Cha: An Asian Literary Journal, Noctua Review, The Coe Review, Wilderness House Literary Review
Chapbook: 
The Land of the Four Rivers
(Cervena Barva Press, 2012)
Prizes Won: 
2013 Best Book of Poetry from Peace Corps Writers.

More Information

Listed as: 
Poet
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Caucasian
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
Armenian, English
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Last updated: Apr 20, 2016