Matthew Shenoda

Matthew Shenoda is a Coptic poet, educator, and activist devoted to using art for social change and to build community amongst people of color. His poems and writings have appeared widely and he is a regular contributor to Voices of the Middle East and North Africa on KPFA Pacifica radio. He is currently editing To This Revolution We Will Rise: A Global Anthology of Poetry forthcoming from Third World Press, and his debut collection of poems, Somewhere Else, is available from Coffee House Press.

He is currently a faculty member in the College of Ethnic Studies at San Francisco State University and lives in South Berkeley, California.

Residencies
  • 2005