Matthew Lansburgh

New York, United States

Member Since: 08/22/2016

Matthew Lansburgh's collection of linked stories, Outside Is the Ocean, won the Iowa Short Fiction Award and was a finalist for the Lambda Literary Award and the Ferro-Grumley Award for LGBTQ Fiction. His fiction has appeared in journals such as One Story, New England Review, Glimmer Train, Ecotone, Alaska Quarterly Review, Guernica, Electric Literature, and Epoch, and has been named a Distinguished Story in the Best American Short Stories series and received a Pushcart Prize Special Mention. Recent honors include fellowships from the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, Yaddo, and MacDowell. He currently serves as a member of the admissions committee for the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference. 




Twitter Username: @senorlansburgh


  • Hasina (Short Story) , New England Review (2021)
  • Latvian Angel (Short Story) , One Story (2019)
  • The Wastrel's Curse (Short Story) , Alaska Quarterly Review (2020)


  • Iowa Short Fiction Award(2017)
  • Winner of Florida Review Fiction Contest(2016)
  • Winner of Columbia Journal Fiction Contest(2014)


  • Writing Instructor at Catapult (2019 - 2022)


  • Master of Fine Arts in Fiction from NYU (June 2015)

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