Matt Donovan is the author of Vellum, a collection of poems which won the Bakeless Literary Publication Prize in Poetry, and the 2008 Larry Levis Reading Prize. His poems have been published in many literary journals, including Poetry, Agni, The American Poetry Review, Threepenny Review, Gettysburg Review, Kenyon Review, and Ontario Review. Donovan has received a Literature Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts and a Pushcart Prize.
In 2010, Donovan won a Whiting Writer’s Award and in 2011 he received a one-year residency Fellowship in Rome from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He is co-Chair of the Creative Writing and Literature Department at Santa Fe University of Art and Design in Santa Fe, NM.