Matthew Zapruder

Matthew Zapruder is the author of four collections of poetry, including Sun Bear, forthcoming from Copper Canyon Press in spring 2014. His most recent book, Come On All You Ghosts  (Copper Canyon, 2010), was selected as one of the year’s top five poetry books by Publishers Weekly, as well as the 2010 Booklist Editors’ Choice for poetry, and the 2010 Northern California Independent Booksellers Association poetry book of the year. His second collection, The Pajamaist, was chosen by Tony Hoagland as the winner of the William Carlos Williams Award from the Poetry Society of America. The recipient of a 2011 Guggenheim Fellowship, Zapruder lives in Oakland, where he is an editor at Wave Books and a member of the Core Faculty in the MFA Program in creative writing at St. Mary’s College of California.

Residencies
  • 2007