Matthew W. Miller

Instructor in English
Matthew W. Miller


M.F.A. Emerson College

B.A. Yale University


Matt W. Miller was the winner of the 2012 Vassar Miller Poetry Prize, and his book of poems, Club Icarus, was published by the University of North Texas Press in 2013. His first collection, Cameo Diner: Poems, was published by Loom Press. A former Wallace Stegner Fellow in poetry at Stanford University, he earned a B.A. at Yale University, where he also played varsity football, and his MFA in creative writing from Emerson College. He has published work in Slate, Poetry DailyHarvard ReviewNew California Writing 2012Café ReviewNotre Dame ReviewMemoriousConnecticut ReviewPN ReviewDMQ Review and Third Coast, among others, and has written for The Atlantic online, Boston magazine, and The Sun of Lowell, Massachusetts. He is a former visiting professor of writing at New England College and has taught writing workshops at Stanford University, the University of Massachusetts, Harvard Extension, Endicott College, Cambridge College and the New Hampshire State Prison for Men. Matt has also served as a visiting poet at the Pingree School, Lawrence Academy, Middlesex Community College, the Hampshire Collective, Los Altos High School and at the Jack Kerouac On the Road Scroll celebration in Lowell, Massachusetts.

Mr. Miller teaches English and coaches football at Phillips Exeter Academy, where he serves on the Lamont Poet Committee and the Bennett Fellow Writer in Residence Committee. He lives with his wife and two children in Exeter.



Club Icarus. University of North Texas Press, 2013.

Cameo Diner: Poems. Loom Press. 1 August, 2005.


"Bounce" Breakwater Review, Winter 2016

“Bully Pulpit” Tupelo Quarterly Poetry Prize,Tupelo Quarterly, Winter 2106

“Behold, Here Is My Mark” Missouri Review, Winter 2016.

"Ordeal by Water" Iron Horse Review, Winner of the 2015 Trifecta Prize

"Nude in a Tree" and "Incision" The Boiler, December 2014

"Under Blue Blankets" Booth, July 2014

"On the Rocks" The Rumpus, July, 2013

"Oceanography" Switchback, Spring 2013

"Tuggin'" Slate, January, 2010

"The Whale" DMQ Review, 2008

"Ballistics" Memorious, Issue 11

"Deciduous" Memorious, Issue 11

"Pilot Verse" Tupelo Quarterly, Volume II, TQ7

"My Stripper" and "Lessons" drafthorse review