Suzanne Matson

Poet, Fiction Writer

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

Author's Bio

Suzanne Matson is the author of four novels, most recently Ultraviolet, 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, is a rotating editor at Post Road, and curates Poetry Days, a reading series.

Publications & Prizes

Fiction

Books:
Ultraviolet (Catapult, 2018)
,
The Tree-Sitter (W. W. Norton & Company, 2006)
,
A Trick of Nature (W. W. Norton & Company, 2000)
,
The Hunger Moon (W. W. Norton & Company, 1997)

Poetry

Books:
Durable Goods (Alice James Books, 1993)
,
Sea Level (Alice James Books, 1990)
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

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Portland, OR
Oregon
Raised in: 
Portland, OR
Oregon
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Last update: May 23, 2019