Matt Donovan

Matt Donovan

Full Time Faculty
Poetry, Nonfiction
matt.donovan@santafeuniversity.edu

MFA, New York University
MA, Lancaster University
BA, Vassar College

Matt Donovan is the author of two collections of poetry – Vellum (Mariner, 2007) and the chapbook Ten Burnt Lakes (Tupelo Press, forthcoming 2016) – as well as a collection of essays, A Cloud of Unusual Size and Shape: Meditations on Ruin and Redemption (Trinity Press, forthcoming 2016). His work has appeared in AGNI, Blackbird, American Poetry Review, Gettysburg Review, Kenyon Review, Poetry, Threepenny Review, and Virginia Quarterly Review. He is the recipient of a Rome Prize in Literature, a Whiting Award, a Pushcart Prize, a National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowship, a Lannan Writing Residency Fellowship, and the Larry Levis Reading Prize from Virginia Commonwealth University. He is currently collaborating on a chamber opera with soprano Susan Narucki and composer Lei Liang.