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Matthew Davison

Founder & Teacher
San Francisco, California
Matthew Clark Davison's prose has been recently anthologized in By the Rivers of Babylon: Apostates Remember Believing (forthcoming, Epiphany Publishing) and 580-Split; and published in or on Guernica, The Atlantic Monthly, Lumina Magazine, Fourteen Hills, Per Contra, Educe, and others; and has been recognized with a Creative Work Grant, (Inaugural Awardee/San Francisco State University), Cultural Equities Grant (San Francisco Arts Commission), Clark Gross Award for a Novel-in-Progress, and a Stonewall Alumni Award. is a writer and educator living in San Francisco. He is creator and teacher of The Lab :: Writing Classes with MCD, a generative multi-genre workshop that meets on Tuesday nights in Pacific Heights that started in 2007 in a friend's living room on Douglass Street. He earned a BA and MFA in Creative Writing from SFSU, where he now teaches full-time in the BA/MA/MFA departments. Matthew served as the Chief Artistic Strategist at Performing Arts Workshop, where he worked for eleven years as a teaching artist and as a mentor to newly-hired teaching artists who bring intensive residencies in various art forms to children who may not otherwise receive an arts education. He has also coached writing at Stanford University's Graduate School of Business, and continues to coach established and aspiring writers on their creative manuscripts.