Suzanne Matson

English Department Boston College
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
Phone: 
(617) 552-3716

Author's Bio

Suzanne Matson is the author of three novels and two books of poetry. Originally from Portland, Oregon, she lives in the Boston area and teaches at Boston College, where she co-directs the Creative Writing Concentration and curates Poetry Days, a reading series.

Publications and Prizes

Books: 
A Trick of Nature
(W. W. Norton & Company, 2000)
, Durable Goods
(Alice James Books, 1993)
, Sea Level
(Alice James Books, 1990)
, The Hunger Moon
(W. W. Norton & Company, 1997)
, The Tree-Sitter
(W. W. Norton & Company, 2006)
Journals: 
American Poetry Review, Harvard Review, Indiana Review, Poetry, Poetry Northwest, Shenandoah
Prizes Won: 
National Endowment for the Arts writing fellowship; Massachusetts Cultural Council writing fellowship; American-Scandinavian Foundation fellowship; Academy of American Poets Prize; Young Poet's Prize from Poetry Northwest.

More Information

Listed as: 
Fiction Writer, Poet
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Portland
Raised in: 
Portland, OR
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Last updated: Sep 13, 2016