Matthew is the author of the poetry collection, Far from New York State (New York Quarterly Press) and Shadow Folk and Soul Songs (Kelsay Books).
Among selected journals, Matthew's poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in Jerry Jazz Musician, The Roanoke Review, The Sport Literate, Maudlin House, The Westchester Review, Kissing Dynamite Poetry, Twin Bill, The New Southern Fugitives, The Maryland Literary Review, and NY Quarterly. He is the managing editor of The Portrait of New England and the poetry editor at The Twin Bill. Formerly a sports journalist and editor, he has written for The Carolinian, Fansided, The Daily Star (Oneonta, NY), and the USA Today College, and has been a contributor on radio (WUAG 103.1).
A native of New Rochelle, New York, and raised in Stratford, Connecticut, he now lives in Greensboro, North Carolina, after earning his MA in English from UNC-Greensboro.
Find him on Twitter: @Matt_Johnson_D or visit his website: www.matthewjohnsonpoetry.com