Log In

Bradford Conway Matsen Edit Profile

photojournalist , writer

Bradford Conway Matsen, American Writer, photojournalist. University fellow University of California, 1973-1975, fellow Squaw Valley Community of Writers, 1972. Member Seattle Fishermen's Memorial Committee, 1985-1990 (chairman 1989). With United States Marine Corps, 1966-1970. Member Elkhorn Yacht Club (Moss Landing, California).

Background

Matsen, Bradford Conway was born on July 6, 1944 in Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States. Son of Bradford Clifford and Mae Estelle (Renaud) Matsen.

Education

Student, University North Carolina, 1962-1966;Bachelor, California State University, Hayward, 1970;Master of Fine Arts, University of California, Irvine, 1975.

Career

Writer, photographer, Seattle, since 1975;editor, public, Film Seattle, Seattle, 1978-1980;editor, The Alaska Fisherman's Journal, Seattle, 1980-1985;editor-at-large, National Fisherman Magazine, Seattle, since 1985. Consultant The Mediation Institute, Seattle, National Public Radio, Seattle, Anchorage, 1984, Hirshman Public, Seattle Community Colls., since 1990.

Works

Membership

Member Seattle Fishermen's Memorial Committee, 1985-1990 (chairman 1989). With United States Marine Corps, 1966-1970. Member Elkhorn Yacht Club (Moss Landing, California).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: astronomy, poker, sailing, skiing.

Connections

Married Colleen Estelle Simpson, June 6, 1966 (divorced November 1977). 1 child, Laara Estelle.

father:
Bradford Clifford Matsen

mother:
Mae Estelle (Renaud) Matsen

spouse:
Colleen Estelle Simpson

child:
Laara Estelle Matsen