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Suzanne Marie Matson, American writer, educator. Recipient award Academy American Poets, 1986, Young Poets award Poetry Northwest Magazine, 1983; Susannah McMurphy fellow, University Washington, 1984, recipient Robert B. Heilman award, 1987, Massachusetts Cultural Council Fiction Writer's fellowship. Member Associated Writing Programs, Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association New England.

Background

Matson, Suzanne Marie was born on November 12, 1959 in Portland, Oregon, United States. Daughter of Carl E. and Kathryn Ruth (Kaufman) Matson.

Education

Bachelor, Portland State University, 1981. Master of Arts, University Washington, 1983. Doctor of Philosophy, University Washington, 1987.

Career

Professor, associate professor English department. Assistant professor, English department Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, since 1988.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Poetry editor Seattle Review, 1985-1988. Author: (book of poems) Sea Level, 1990, Durable Goods, 1993. Contributing author: Where We Stand: Women Poets on Literary Tradition, 1993.

      Author the Hunger Moon, 1997. Author A Trick Of Nature, 2000. Contributor reviews and articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member Associated Writing Programs, Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association New England.

Connections

Married Joseph Gerard Donnellan, June 15, 1991.

father:
Carl E. Matson

mother:
Kathryn Ruth (Kaufman) Matson

spouse:
Joseph Gerard Donnellan