Argentinian American poet, Lucian Mattison, was born in Los Angeles, California, in 1987. He is the author of Peregrine Nation (Dynamo Verlag, 2017) which won the 2014 Dogfish Head Poetry Prize (originally published by The Broadkill River Press). His second collection "Reaper's Milonga" is forthcoming from YesYes Books in the fall of 2017. His poetry has appeared in The Adroit Journal, The Boiler, Everyday Genius, Four Way Review,Hobart, Muzzle, Nashville Review,Powder Keg,Valparaiso Poetry Review,and other journals. His fiction appears inPer Contra,Fiddleblack, and Nano Fiction. His translations of poetry can be read in Hayden's Ferry Review,Lunch Ticket, Newfound, The Offing, and Waxwing. He received his MFA from Old Dominion University in 2015. He is a poetry editor for Big Lucks. He currently lives in Washington, DC, and works at The George Washington University.

His poems have won the Puerto Del Sol Poetry Contest, Elizabeth R. Curry Poetry Contest, and have been nominated for the Best of the Net Anthology.He is currently looking for a publisher for his translation of a poetry collection by Chilean poet, Diego Alfaro Palma. If you are interested email him  here.

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