Matthew Baker is the author of If You Find This, a Booklist Top Ten Debut novel of 2015 and an Edgar Award Nominee for 2016. His stories have appeared in publications such as American Short Fiction, New England Review, One Story, Electric Literature and Best of the Net. A recipient of fellowships from the Fulbright Commission, the MacDowell Colony and the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, he has an MFA from Vanderbilt University, where he was the founding editor of Nashville Review.
Jul 28 2016
Fiction: The Golden Mean
Tryg spent the week, like every week, in the suburbs, lounging in the hammock with his mother, bouncing on the trampoline with his stepfather, choreographing plays with his sisters, sneaking
Feb 12 2013
A Cruel Gap-Toothed Boy
The school principal is of no use, cannot do or refuses to do anything other than occasionally suspend this “Nate” for a handful of school days, which to a boy