Matthew Olzmann is the author of two collections of poems, Mezzanines, which was selected for the 2011 Kundiman Prize, and Contradictions in the Design, both from Alice James Books. He’s been awarded fellowships from the MacDowell Colony, the Kresge Arts Foundation and the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference. His writing has appeared in Best American Poetry, Kenyon Review, New England Review, Brevity, and elsewhere. He was the poetry editor of The Collagist from 2009-2016. Previously he’s taught for the InsideOut Literary Arts project in Detroit, Oakland Comm7unity College, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He now teaches at Dartmouth College and in the MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College.