Airea D. Matthews’s first collection of poems, Simulacra
, received the 2016 Yale Series of Younger Poets Award (Yale University Press, 2017). She is a recipient of a 2016 Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers’ Award. Her work has appeared in Best American Poetry 2015
, American Poet
, Four Way Review
, Indiana Review
, and Michigan Quarterly Review
, and elsewhere. She lives in Detroit, Michigan, with her husband and four children.
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