Matthew Nienow

Poet

Port Townsend, WA

Author's Bio

Matthew Nienow lives in Port Townsend, Washington with his wife and sons. 

Publications & Prizes

Anthologies:
A Face to Meet the Faces: An Anthology of Contemporary Persona Poems (University of Akron Press, 2012)
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Best New Poets 2012 (University of Virginia Press, 2012)
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The Best of Toadlily Press (Toadlily Press, 2011)
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Best New Poets 2007 (Samovar Press, 2007)
Book:
House of Water (Alice James Books, 2016)
Chapbooks:
The End of the Folded Map (Codhill Press, 2011)
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The Smallest Working Pieces (Toadlily Press, 2009)
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Two Sides of the Same Thing (Southeast Missouri State University Press, 2007)
Prizes won: 

Ruth Lilly Poetry Fellowship (2013), Artist Trust Fellowship (2012); Literature Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts (2011); Grant from the Elizabeth George Foundation (2011); Individual Artist Award from 4Culture (2009; 2010); Loren D. Milliman Fellowship (2009-10); Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Prize (2009 winner; 2010 honorable mention; 2011 honorable mention); Bread Loaf Writers' Conference Scholarship (2010; 2011; 2012)

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English, Spanish
Born in: 
Los Angeles, CA
California
Raised in: 
Seattle, WA
Washington
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Last update: Apr 13, 2021