Matthew Thorburn

New York, NY

Author's Bio

Matthew Thorburn is the author of six collections of poetry, including Dear Almost: A Poem (LSU Press, 2016) and the chapbook A Green River in Spring (Autumn House Press, 2015). A native of Michigan, he lives in New York City, where he works in corporate communications.

Publications and Prizes

Books: 
Every Possible Blue
(Wordtech Communications, 2012)
, Subject to Change
(New Issues Press, 2004)
, This Time Tomorrow
(Waywiser Press, 2013)
Journals: 
American Poetry Review, Indiana Review, Mississippi Review, Paris Review, Prairie Schooner
Chapbook: 
Disappears in the Rain
(Parlor City Press, 2009)
Prizes Won: 
Witter Bynner Fellowship from the Library of Congress, selected by U.S. Poet Laureate Charles Simic; Walter E. Dakin Fellowship from the Sewanee Writers' Conference; BRIO Fellowship from the Bronx Council on the Arts; Mississippi Review Prize; Festivo Prize (Belfast, ME Poetry Festival)

More Information

Listed as: 
Poet
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Lansing
Raised in: 
Lansing, MI
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Last updated: Mar 28, 2016