Matt Morton holds degrees from the University of Texas at Austin and the Johns Hopkins University Writing Seminars. His poetry appears in Crazyhorse, Gulf Coast, Harvard Review, Tin House Online, and elsewhere. A finalist for a Ruth Lilly Fellowship from the Poetry Foundation, he is also the recipient of the Sycamore Review Wabash Prize for Poetry, an Owen Scholars Fellowship from JHU, the Carol Houck Smith Scholarship from the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, and the John Hollander Scholarship from the Sewanee Writers’ Conference. He serves as associate editor for 32 Poems and is a Robert B. Toulouse Doctoral Fellow in English at the University of North Texas.
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