Matthew Nienow

Matthew Nienow's debut collection, House of Water, was published by Alice James Books in 2016. His poems have appeared in Beloit Poetry JournalCrazyhorseNew England ReviewPoetry, and in many other magazines and anthologies. A former Ruth Lilly Poetry Fellow, he has also received fellowships and awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, the Elizabeth George Foundation, and Artist Trust. He lives in Port Townsend, Washington with his wife and sons, where he designs and builds wooden watercraft through his business Good Story Paddle & Surf.