MICHELLE MATTHEES

 

BOOKS

"Flucht," New Rivers Press, 2016.

 

HANDMADE ART CHAPBOOKS

"Served," Press This, 2011.

"Junket," Press This, 2011.

"Outside," Press This, 2011.

 

GRANTS, AWARDS, AND FELLOWSHIPS

Arrowhead Regional Arts Council Career Development Grant, 2017.

Arrowhead Regional Arts Council Technology Grant, 2016.

Minnesota State Artist Initiative Grant, 2016.

Arrowhead Regional Arts Council Career Development Grant, 2015.

Minnesota State Artist Initiative Grant, 2014.

Arrowhead Regional Arts Council Fellowship, 2013.

Minnesota State Artist Initiative Grant, 2011.

Stephen Dunn Prize in Poetry, Finalist, 2010.

Arrowhead Regional Arts Council Artist Fellowship, 2010.

Emerging Artist Fellowship, SASE/Intermedia Arts, 2009.

Jerome Foundation Travel and Study Grant, 2003.

Arrowhead Regional Arts Council Artist Fellowship, 2003.

Arrowhead Regional Arts Council Career Development Grant, 2001.

Minnesota State Arts Board Fellowship, 2000.

Creative Writing Program Nominee, Ruth Lilly Prize at Poetry, 2000.

Associated Writing Programs (AWP) Intro Award, 2000.


PUBLICATIONS

"Range," J Journal. Forthcoming.

"The Edge of Hortense," "I Proceed With Steam," & "St. Angustius at The Fergus Falls St. Hospital," Midway Journal. Forthcoming.

"Swap Shop," Great Lakes Review. March 2017. Web.

"Homemade," Baltimore Review. 2016. Web.

“Internal,” “Our Town,” “Pennant,” & “The Shack,” HA&L, Issue 6.1. 2014. Web.

“Losing,” Cider Press Review, Vol 16, Issue 1. 2014. Web and print.

“Vladivostok Pearls,” Border Crossing. Vol. 3, 2013.

"24 Hours in Vladivostok" & "Little Huffer's Lit Cigarette," South 85 Journal. 2013. Web.

“Raw,” The Mom Egg, Vol. 11. 2013.

“December Delivery” & “Dialysis,” Retail Woes Anthology. Local Gems Press. 2013.

“Paint by Number,” Archivism Issue. Lines and Stars. 2013.

“Podil 5: Shard” &“Purification,” The Delinquent, No. 19. 2013. Web.

“Guns in the Basement,” “Russian Orphan Subtext,” & “Something Understood,” Specs, Volume 4, Issue 2. 2013. Web.

“Podil 1” & “Podil 7: Exchange Rate,” Defenestrationism. 2013. Web.

“Memorizing Hayden” & “The Radish Speaks Between,” Sou’wester. Fall 2012.

“Fred, Separate,” “Iconic,” & “What the Structure Refuses to Hold,” Memorious, Issue 19. 2012. Web.

“Arctic Communication,” Third Wednesday, Vol. 4, Issue 3. 2012.

“Getting it Together,” “More than What You Ordered,” & “Vice,” Thrice Fiction, Issue No. 6. 2012. Web.

“Progress,” 5 Quarterly, No. 2. 2012. Web.

“Scraps,” Cider Press Review, Vol. 14, Issue 2. 2012. Web.

“Pink Horizon in Siberia,” Anderbo, August 2012. Web.

“Burning Green,” & “Wobble,” Paradise Review, Volume 1, Issue 1. 2012. Web.

“Vladivostok Apartment,“ Humber Pie, August 8, 2012. Web.

“Salt,” 22 Magazine, August, 2012. Web.

“Art and Sin,” Proof Magazine, Vol 1, Issue 1. 2012. Web.

“Eli,” Prose Poem Project, Vol. 2 Issue 4, Spring, 2012. Web and print.

“Church Bees,” Cerise Press, Summer. 2011. Web.

“Valentine,” Prose Poem Project, Vol. 1, Issue 4. 2011. Web and print.

“Summer at the 45th Parallel Without You,” “Difficult Times,” “Divorce,” & “Adoption Homework,” Migrations: Poetry and Prose for Life’s Transitions, Wildwood River Press, 2011.

“Boot,” “Under the Big Tent,” “Alex,” “CHECK ON WICKER TABLE. LEAVE PIZZA IN FRONT PORCH,” & “Porches,” Pemmican, 2010. Web.

“Dear Mr. Wilton,” “Chris,” “Mrs. Havisham,” “Objects,” & “Take Flight,” PANK. December 2009. Web.

“Domestic Violence,” Poetry Highway. November, 2009. Web.

Numerous previous publications.

 

AUDIO PUBLICATIONS

“Arctic Communication,” “Iconic,” “Pink Horizon in Siberia,” “Snow Music,” & “Vladivostok Apartment,” The Beat, 2012-13. KAXE Radio.

 

VIDEO PUBLICATIONS

“The Gardner Hotel,” “Bouquets,” “The Rest,” & “Modern View,” Moving Poems, 2014 Web.

 

ART EXHIBITS/MULTIMEDIA

Four Poems in Radio Pluto instillation. The Gardner Hotel Building on May 10, 2013. Duluth, Minnesota and at Carbon Chroma Gallery, Minneapolis, MN during June, 2013.

“Thin Pilgrim,” an eighteen-poem collection from the works of Russian visual artist, Olga Nenazhivina. Far Eastern Art Exhibit, Oriental Diary, Vladivostok, Russia, December, 2003.

 

EDUCATION

MFA Creative Writing, University of Minnesota, 2001.

 

JUROR

2017, 2016, 2014, 2013, and 2012 Poetry Out Loud, Marshall High School, Duluth, MN.

2017, 2014 Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Initiative Panel.

2010 Jerome/ SASE Emerging Writer panel judge for Intermedia Arts Emerging Writer Grant.

 

LITERARY WORK EXPERIENCE

Spirit Lake Poetry Series Board 2011-2013.

Assistant Editor, LUNA Magazine, 1999-2003.