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Matthew Vollmer

MATTHEW VOLLMER is the author of two story collections Future Missionaries of America and the forthcoming Gateway to Paradise as well as a collection of essays Inscriptions for Headstones. He is co-editor of Fakes: An Anthology of Pseudo-Interviews, Faux Lectures, Quasi-Letters, Found Texts, and Other Fraudulent Artifacts, and is an editor for the University of Michigan Press's 21st Century Prose series. He is an assistant professor at Virginia Tech, where he directs the undergraduate creative writing program.

In Conversation

SERIAL WANNABE
LEE KLEIN with Matthew Vollmer

Every time, I think oh boy, not because I don’t admire Lee’s work (I do) but because I have generally have enough to read as it is, but then curiosity gets the best of me and I open the document and start scrolling and find it difficult to stop. His latest book, which also seemed to come out of nowhere, arrived in the mail a couple months ago; I devoured it nearly in one sitting.

Status Update: MATTHEW VOLLMER Speaks with Joseph Salvatore

Recently the writer Matthew Vollmer began posting a series of beguiling, engaging, and suspiciously literary status updates on his Facebook page.

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The Brooklyn Rail

JUL-AUG 2020

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