blackbird spring 2002 vol.1 no. 1



Matthew Thorburn's first book is Subject to Change (New Issues, 2004), selected by Brenda Hillman for the New Issues Poetry Prize. His other honors include a fellowship from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts and the Mississippi Review Prize. His poems have also appeared in such journals as The American Poetry Review, Poetry, Seneca Review, and Pool, as well as the website Poetry Daily. Thorburn lives in New York City, where he works as the business development writer for one the country's ten largest law firms.