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Matt Donovan

Matt Donovan is the author of Vellum and the recipient of a Pushcart Prize and a Literature Fellowship from the NEA. He directs the Creative Writing and Literature Department at the College of Santa Fe.


Leaving Trinity: Ten Ground-Zero Swerves

1. From the moment we arrive, the departures begin. Navigating parking, port-a-potty lines. Skirting the hot-dog platters. Inside Jumbo, the two-hundred-ton cylinder built to house the explosion (a plan abandoned as confidence in the bomb [...]


Spring 2008 | Poetry

The trick was breathing in, you claimed, as if that was all they gathered to watch as you milked the crowd in your matador sash, rum-slurring some speech no one could hear above the river's thunder.