Literary Magazine Publications
Matthew's poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in the following publications:
The Syncopation Literary Journal - multiple poems - forthcoming
Twin Bill, "The Banishment of Moses Fleetwood Walker"
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
Juke Joint Magazine, "City Slicker Goes Countryside"
I-70 Review, "Marcus Garvey Meditates Near the End"
Hudson Valley Writers Guild, multiple poems
Apple Valley Review, "Watering Hole Pastoral"
The Museum of Americana, "The Last Dance at Paradise (Harlem)" - forthcoming
The Decolonial Passage - "Mammy Does the Morning Chores" - forthcoming
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, two poems
Albany Poets, two 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, three 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”
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, “four poems
Quail Bell Magazine, three poems
The Occulum, three 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, four poems
Sick Lit Magazine, five poems
Ink in Thirds, “Reading the Face that Appeared in the Mirror”
The Coraddi, six poems
The Carolinian, six poems
Best of the Net Nominee - 2017, 2020, 2022
Finalist in Sport Literate's Fight Contest - 2019