Matthew Haynes SmallMatthew R. K. Haynes is was a State of Idaho Writing Fellowships in 2010.  He earned his M.A. in Fiction and M.F.A. in Creative Nonfiction from Boise State University.  While doing graduate work, his first novel, Moving Towards Home, was published.  Subsequently, his work has appeared in several anthologies and journals including SOMA Literary Journal, O’iwi, Native Literatures, Fringe and Yellow Medicine Review. He was been a finalist for the Faulkner Award in Nonfiction, Writer’s Digest Award in Fiction, and the Glimmer Train Award in Short Short Fiction.   His new novel, Friday, was recently released from Anaphora Literary Press.  His collection of multi-genre writing, titled Shall We Not Go Missing has been chosen for the Wayne Kaumuali’i Westlake Monograph Series, and is forthcoming from Kuleana Press in 2015.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I am a full-time faculty member in the English Department at the College of Western Idaho.  I teach literature, film, humanities, creative writing and composition. I am also the advisor for the English Club and Phi Theta Kappa, the Honors Society. I earned my B.A. in Literature, M.A. in Fiction and M.F.A. in Creative Nonfiction from Boise State. While doing graduate work, my first novel, “Moving Towards Home”, was published, and from then on my work has appeared in several anthologies and journals including SOMA Literary Journal, O’iwi, and Native Literatures. My chapbook “16 November 1996” was selected to be included in the NYC MOMA permanent library. I have been a finalist for the Faulkner Award in Nonfiction and have received fellowships to attend the Prague and St. Petersburg Summer Seminars. My collection of multi-genre writing, titled “Distant Tides”, has been chosen for the Wayne Kaumuali’i Westlake Monograph Series, and will be published by Kuleana Press in 2012.

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