Matt Briggs

Washington, United States


Matt Briggs is the author of eight works of fiction including The Double E and Virility Rituals of North American Teenage Boys. His novel, Shoot the Buffalo, was a finalist for the Washington State Book Award and was awarded an American Book Award by the Before Columbus Foundation in 2006.

Website: http://www.finalstatepress.com/mattbriggs


Publications

  • The Remains of River Names , Black Heron Press (August 1, 1999)
  • Misplaced Alice , StringTown Press (August 1, 2002)
  • The Moss Gatherers , StringTown Press (April 1, 2005)
  • Shoot the Buffalo , Clear Cut Press (October 1, 2005)
  • The End is the Beginning , Final State Press (March 1, 2008)
  • The Strong Man , Publication Studio (December 1, 2010)
  • The Double E , Publication Studio (February 1, 2013)
  • Virility Rituals of North American Teenage Boys , Publication Studio (February 1, 2013)

Awards

  • King County Publication Award (1998)
  • Nelson Bentley Prize in Fiction (Seattle Review) (2002)
  • Stranger Genius Award in Lit (2003)
  • American Book Award (2006)

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts in English (Creative Writing) from University of Washington (June 1995)
  • Master of Arts in Writing from The Writing Seminars, Johns Hopkins University (May 2000)

Genres of Interest

Fiction, Creative nonfiction