Matthew Cook holds an MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, where he was both a Maytag Fellow
and an Alberta Kelly Fellow in poetry. He was awarded the Stewart Prize for his creative writing
while earning his BA in Literature and Writing at the University of California, San Diego.
Matthew Cook's Pushcart-nominated poetry has appeared in Muzzle Magazine, The Spectacle, HocTok,
HIV Here & Now, The Squaw Valley Review, Penumbra, Assaracus, Howlarium, and Cactus Heart,
among others. Matthew lives in Eugene, Oregon where he is currently working on a chapbook.