Matthew Baker

Matthew Baker is the author of If You Find This, a Booklist Top Ten Debut of 2015 and an Edgar Award Nominee for 2016, and his stories have appeared in publications such as American Short Fiction, New England Review, One Story, Electric Literature, and Conjunctions, and in anthologies including Best of the Net and Best Small Fictions. A recipient of grants and fellowships from the Fulbright Commission, the MacDowell Colony, the Ucross Foundation, the Ragdale Foundation, Vermont Studio Center, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Blue Mountain Center, Prairie Center of the Arts, Djerassi Resident Artists Program, the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, and the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, he has an MFA from Vanderbilt University, where he was the founding editor of Nashville Review. Other projects include Early Work and Interview With An Artist. He was born and lives in Michigan.

Recent interviews with him can be found at Chapter 16, One Story, The Rumpus, Jumping The Candlestick, Chicago Review of Books, and Nashville Review.

(Note: for publications that prefix names with titles such as Mr./Ms., he prefers to be referred to as Mx. Baker, or better yet to be given no title at all.)