Matthew Cooperman

MATTHEW COOPERMAN is the award-winning author of five poetry collections, four chapbooks, and the newly published book, NOS (disorder, not otherwise specified), co-written with Aby Kaupang and released in August.

His poetry collections include Spool, winner of the New Measure Prize; Imago for the Fallen World; Still: Of the Earth as the Ark Which Does Not Move; Daze; and A Sacrificial Zinc, winner of the Lena-Miles Wever Todd Prize. And the four chapbooks are: Little Spool, winner of the Pavement Saw Chapbook Prize; Still: (to be) perpetual; Words About James; and Surge, winner of the Wick Prize.

Recent poetry and criticism have appeared in Jacket, New American Writing, Pleiades, Prairie Schooner, Lana Turner, VOLT, Free Verse, Denver Quarterly, and Gutcult, among others.  Cooperman teaches at poetry writing workshops and literature at Colorado State University, where he is a poetry editor of Colorado Review.