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Profile: Airea  Matthews

Title: Assistant Director, MFA
Degree:
BA, University of Pennsylvania, 1994; MPA, University of Michigan, 2004; MFA, University of Michigan, 2013
Matthews

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Office:

3171 AH

Phone:

615-3710

Uniqname:

aireadm

email:

aireadm@umich.edu

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Research Interests

Primary Interests

Contemporary poetry; intersections of race, ethnicity and gender in creative work; radical opacity; lyric performance; cross-genre/interdisciplinary collaborations  

Secondary Interests

Literary magazine editing and publishing

Publications

Best American Poetry 2015 | “If My Late Grandmother Were Gertrude Stein”
American Poet | “Dead of Winter Non-Sequitur,” “Confessions from Here,” “Longing 4:2”
Michigan Quarterly Review | “The Cost of the Floss,” “The Cross or The Pill,” “Meeting Wittgenstein at the Playscape,” “Animalia Repeating,” “The Case of The Diasporic Haints”
Women’s Studies Quarterly | “March 1969”
Missouri Review (online Poem of The Week) | “Swindle”
The Indiana Review| “Positive Curvature,” “Black Hole Observed Over Time”
Muzzle| “Hero(i)n,” “Prelude”
KINFOLKS| “1944,” “If My Late Grandmother Were Gertrude Stein”
SLAB| “The Dentist’s Wife.” “The Dog Whisperer’s Wife,” “The Mine Owner’s Wife”
Callaloo| “Letters to My Would Be. . .”
The Baffler | “Narcissus Tweets”

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Additional Info

2015 Kresge Literary Arts Fellow
Executive Editor, The Offing

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