Matthew Dickman is the author of All-American Poem (American Poetry Review/ Copper Canyon Press, 2008), 50 American Plays (co-written with his twin brother Michael Dickman, Copper Canyon Press, 2012), and Mayakovsky’s Revolver (W.W. Norton & Co, 2012). Wish You Were Here (Spork Press, 2013), 24 HOURS (One Star Press, Paris, France, 2014), Brother (Faber & Faber UK, 2016), and the poetry collection Wonderland (W.W. Norton & Co, 2018). 

He is the recipient of The Honickman First Book Prize, The May Sarton Award from the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the Kate Tufts Award from Claremont College, the 2009 Oregon Book Award from Literary Arts of Oregon, and a 2015 Guggenheim. His poems have appeared in McSweeny’s, Ploughshares, The Believer, The London Review of Books, Narrative Magazine, Esquire magazine, Best American Poetry, and The New Yorker among others. Matthew Dickman is the Poetry Editor for Tin House Books. He lives in London, England.


MFA - Poetry | University of Texas, Austin
MA - English Literature | University of Oregon

Selected work

Abby Frucht

Faculty, MFA in Writing

T. Geronimo Johnson

Faculty, MFA in Writing

Xu Xi

Faculty Co-Director, International MFA; Faculty, MFA in Writing

Matthew Dickman

Faculty, MFA in Writing

Bret Lott

Faculty, MFA in Writing

Hasanthika Sirisena

Faculty, MFA in Writing