Matt Debenham’s fiction has appeared in Roanoke Review, The Pinch, Painted Bride Quarterly, North Atlantic Review, and elsewhere. He was Peter Taylor Scholar at the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, and has received a fiction fellowship from the Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism. He holds an MFA from the Bennington Writing Seminars. His story collection, The Book of Right and Wrong, winner of the OSU Press Prize for short fiction, will be published in June 2010. He lives in Westport with his wife, the writer Caissie St.Onge, and their two children.
Everything I've ever read, in one way or another. More specifically: Charles Dickens, Henry Fielding, Amy Hempel, Denis Johnson, Stephen King, Alice Mattison, Mary-Beth Hughes, John Steinbeck, George Saunders, Olive Ann Burns, Pam Houston, Ralph Lombreglia.
The Book of Right and Wrong (stories), coming June 2010
Ohio State University Press
Planned Parenthood, Doctors Without Borders, Southern Poverty Law Center
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