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Matlin, David

Biography

David Matlin is a novelist, poet, and essayist, and a professor of English and Comparative Literature at San Diego State University. He is the author of How the Night is Divided (McPherson & Company), China Beach (Station Hill Press), Dressed In Protective Fashion (Other Wind Press), It Might Do Well With Strawberries (Marick Press), Fontana’s Mirror (Boss Books), and Prisons: Inside the New America from Vernooykill Creek to Abu Ghraib (North Atlantic Books), based on a ten-year experience teaching in one of the oldest prison education programs in the nation in New York State. He has written numerous essays and reviews.

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