Discipline: Literature – poetry

Matthew Olzmann

Discipline: Literature – poetry
Region: Hanover, NH
MacDowell Fellowships: 2018

Matthew Olzmann is the author of two collections of poems, Mezzanines, which was selected for the Kundiman Prize, and Contradictions in the Design, both from Alice James Books. He’s received fellowships from Kundiman, the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, and the Kresge Arts Foundation. His writing has appeared or is forthcoming in Best American Poetry, Kenyon Review, New England Review, Brevity, Southern Review, and elsewhere. Currently, he teaches at Dartmouth College and in the M.F.A. Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College.



Matthew Olzmann worked in the Chapman studio.

Chapman Studio was funded by Mrs. Alice Woodrough Chapman in memory of her husband, composer George Alexander Chapman. Symmetrically massed, the building is stuccoed on the exterior with a natural, unpainted cement. Its unusual half-timbered ornament consists of slender, knotty spruce poles painted a dark green color. A central, peak-roofed entrance porch appears on the north side…

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