Matthew Dickman

Matthew Dickman

August 20, 1975 – ...

Matthew Dickman (born August 20, 1975, Portland, Oregon) is an American poet. He received a B.A. from the University of Oregon in 2001 and has been the recipient of fellowships from The Michener Center for Writers at the University of Texas at Austin, The Vermont Studio Center, and The Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown. He is the author of three chapbooks, Amigos, Something about a Black Scarf and Wish You Were Here, and three full-length poetry collections. His first book, All-American Poem, was winner of the 2008 American Poetry Review/Honickman First Book Prize in Poetry, published by American Poetry Review and distributed by Copper Canyon Press. He was also the winner of the 2009 Kate Tufts Discovery Award for that book, and the inaugural May Sarton Award from the American Academy of Arts & Sciences. His second full collection of poetry, Mayakovsky's Revolver, was published by Norton in 2012. He is also the coauthor, with his twin brother Michael Dickman, of the 2012 poetry collection 50 American Plays, published by Copper Canyon Press. His third collection "Wonderland" was published in 2018 by W. W. Norton and Company.
Matthew Dickman is also a freelance Copywriter. His most recent work has been for Chrysler and Maserati
Matthew along with his brother Michael starred as the pre-cog twins, Dashiell and Arthur respectively, in the 2002 Steven Spielberg film Minority Report.