Alexandra Mattraw

Alexandra Mattraw is a fourth generation native of Northern California. She is also the author of four chapbooks, including these threads a sound (2013, Beard of Bees) and flood psalm (2017, Dancing Girl Press). Her poems and reviews have appeared in American Letters and Commentary, Denver Quarterly, Eleven Eleven, The Poetry Project, VOLT, The Volta, and elsewhere. In Oakland, she curates an art centric writing and performance series called Lone Glen. small siren is her first book-length collection of poetry. Ms. Mattraw is available for readings and events, and review copies of her book are available upon request. Email for inquiry or press materials via the address or link here. You can learn more about her work at Author and book cover photos by Adam Thorman.


¶ More of Ms. Mattraw’s work from around the web:
“inside the sound of the mind’s hotel”, video reading for Thethepoetry
“Waiting” at Alice Blue Review
“Inside the Construction : To Believe” at Diagram
“1968”, “Remission”, and “The issue she said with intersectional resistance is that” at Across the Margin
Downloadable + free chapbook: these threads a sound
On Claire Marie Stancek’s Oil Spell at Jacket2