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Sebastian Matthews

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Name  Sebastian Matthews
Role  Poet

Parents  William Matthews
Education  University of Michigan

Books  We Generous: Poems, In My Father's Footsteps, Miracle Day: Mid‑life S, Coming to Flood (the Hollyridg
Similar People  William Matthews, Stanley Plumly, Andrew Dickson White

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Sebastian Matthews (born August 25, 1965) is an American poet, and writer.


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He graduated from the University of Michigan with an MFA. He teaches at Warren Wilson College and edits Rivendell.

His poems have appeared in Atlantic Monthly, Greensboro Review, New England Review, Post Road, Seneca Review, and Tin House.

His father is William Matthews. He lives with his wife in Asheville, North Carolina.


  • Bernard De Voto Fellow in Nonfiction
  • Vermont Studio Center residency.
  • Works

  • "Messages in a Bottle: Notes from an Unlikely Curator," an essay about curating an exhibition of collage artist Ray Johnson's work at Black Mountain College + Arts Museum, in Blackbird Fall 2010, v9n2
  • "Barbershop Quartet, East Village Grille", American Life in Poetry
  • "Song for My Father", Virginia Quarterly Review, Winter 2004
  • "Buying Wine", Virginia Quarterly Review, Winter 2004
  • "GHOST BOXES", La Petite Zine
  • We Generous. Red Hen Press. 2007. ISBN 978-1-59709-087-2. 
  • Coming to Flood. Hollyridge Press. 2005. ISBN 978-0-9772298-0-2.  (the Hollyridge Press Chapbook Series)
  • Memoir

  • In My Father’s Footsteps. W. W. Norton & Company. 2003. ISBN 978-0-393-05738-6. 
  • Editor

  • Sebastian Matthews, Stanley Plumly, eds. (2004). Search Party: Collected Poems of William Matthews. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. ISBN 978-0-618-35007-0. CS1 maint: Uses editors parameter (link)
  • References

    Sebastian Matthews Wikipedia