Matthew Cooperman

from "Spool"

Matthew Cooperman is the author of DaZE (Salt Publishing, 2006) and A Sacrificial Zinc (Pleiades/LSU, 2001), as well as three chapbooks, Still: (to be) Perpetual (Dove | Tail Poetry, 2007), Words About James (Phylum Press, 2005), and Surge (Kent State, 1998). Recent work has appeared or is forthcoming in New American Writing, Electronic Poetry Review, Pool, Cannibal, Free Verse, Denver Quarterly, and Gutcult, among others. A founding editor of Quarter After Eight, and current poetry editor of Colorado Review, he teaches poetry at Colorado State University. His website can be found at