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Literary Magazine Publications

Matthew's poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in the following publications:


Aethlon: Journal of Sports Literature, “Ordering Mike Tyson Fights on Pay-Per-View”

Delta Poetry Review, "Lightning Bugs Left in Mason Jars"


The Syncopation Literary Journal, multiple poems 

The Decolonial Passage, "Mammy Does the Morning Chores" 

The Remington Review, "An Opening Day Snow" 

Baseball Almanac, "Voyage of the Negro League Player"

The Museum of Americana, "The Last Dance at Paradise (Harlem)"

The Lyre, multiple poems

The Amistad, "Ol' Black Church Attire"

Words and Sports Quarterly, multiple poems 

Roi Fainéant Press, multiple poems 

Fevers of the Mind, multiple poems

San Pedro River Review, "My  Father's Vegetable Garden"

Eunoia Review, "After the Parochial School Dance"

North of Oxford, "We Tell the Sad Stories of Aging Boxers" 

Hudson Valley Writers Guild, multiple poems - anthology

Litt Magazine, "Puerto Rican Dance Festival"

Casa Azul of Greensboro's Latitudes in Afro-Latinx Art - multiple poems - an exhibition

The Sport Literate, multiple poems - forthcoming

The Dead Mule School, multiple poems - forthcoming

Hobo Camp Review, "Scenic Sunday Drive Upstate" - forthcoming

Long Leaf Press, "Colored Regiment Returns from WII" - forthcoming anthology


Twin Bill, "The Banishment of Moses Fleetwood Walker" *Best of the Net Nominee*

The Rye Whiskey Review, "Scenes from a Sports Bar"

Up the Staircase Quarterly, "Jim Tells Huck Finn a Bedtime Story"

The Lyre, two poems, Third Place Finish in Poetry Contest

Bardball, "The Fire and Billy Martin"

WFDD (NPR Affiliate) Poetry Month Challenge, multiple poems - anthology

Juke Joint Magazine, "City Slicker Goes Countryside"

The Northern New England Review, "My Wooster Ave. Christmas - Circa 2003"

I-70 Review, "Marcus Garvey Meditates Near the End" 

Hudson Valley Writers Guild, multiple poems

Apple Valley Review, "Watering Hole Pastoral"

Farmer-ish Journal, "The Crows Gathered at Sundown" 


First Literary Review, “Macbeth Chessboard” 

Kissing Dynamite Poetry, “When I Ran Away From Home and Only Took a Backpack of Rap" 

The Mark Literary Review, “Downtown Lights During the Holidays”

New York Quarterly, multiple poems

Albany Poets, multiple poems

Trouvaille Review, " A Round Town Full of Squares"

Black Bough Poet, “June Bug Nights”

October Hill Magazine, "Bat Flailing in the Backyard Shed" 

Front Porch Review, "A Puerto Rican Dance Festival"

South Florida Poetry Journal, multiple poems

Pine Hills Review, "When Black People Get to Swim in Chicago"

Night Music Journal, "Jazzman Plays the Songbook" 

Spitball Magazine, "Black Baseball Blues in Pittsburgh"


Aethlon: Journal of Sports Literature, “A Commemoration: Ebbets Field”

The Westchester Review, The Last Gobstopper of Halloween”

The Under Review, “The Norms of the ‘60s Celtics”

Ghost City Review, “An Opinion Piece on the Death of Newsprint”

Loud Coffee Press, “Otis” 

Chronogram Magazine, “A Prescription from Dr. J”

The New Southern Fugitives, “If God Permitted Pirates on the Mississippi”

The Twin Bill, “The Voice of Bob Sheppard,” *Best of the Net Nominee*

Maryland Literary Review, “Cain Sings the Moon Blues"


Red Eft Review, “Summer in Starkville, MS”

Portrait of New England, two poems


Anti-Heroin Chic, two poems

The Sport Literate, “Voyage of the Negro League Player” 

The Mystic Blue Review, three poems

The Stray Branch, “The Unseen Definite” 

Plum Tree Tavern, “Binghamton June"

Corvus Review, “On Wise Whitman”

Street Light Press, “There Was a Tornado in Brooklyn” 

Mused Literary Review, two poems

The Pangolin Review, “Childhood Memories of Fireworks” 

Maudlin House, “Dark Comedy” 


Scarlet Leaf Review, multiple poems

The Roanoke Review, “Lazarus is a Black Man,” *Best of the Net Nominee*

Quail Bell Magazine, multiple poems

The Occulum, multiple poems


Obsidian Magazine, “Summer in a Ghetto”

The News Verse News, “Beautiful and Bitter the Water” 

The Yellow Chair Review, “Looking for Charlie Parker”

Jerry Jazz Musician, multiple poems

Sick Lit Magazine, multiple poems

Ink in Thirds, “Reading the Face that Appeared in the Mirror”


The Coraddi, multiple poems

The Carolinian, multiple poems


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