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Matthew Baker

B.A. English Literature, Hope College, 2009
M.F.A. Creative Writing, Vanderbilt University, 2012

Matthew Baker is the author of Hybrid Creatures, a collection of stories written in hybrid languages, and the children’s novel If You Find This, which was named a Booklist Top Ten Debut and nominated for an Edgar Award. His stories have appeared in publications such as American Short Fiction, New England Review, One Story, Electric Literature, and Conjunctions, and have been anthologized in 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 also taught at Vanderbilt University, where he was the founding editor of Nashville Review.

Teaching and Research Interests

hybrid languages; interdisciplinary fiction; experimental fiction; speculative fiction; the young adult novel; the children’s novel; interactive fiction

Matthew Baker

Courses

2018 Spring

Interdisciplinary Fiction