May 2013 Broadside
Poem by Matt Rasmussen
Drawing by Ryan Skog
Printed on archival matte paper
Matt Rasmussen’s poetry has been published in Gulf Coast, Cimarron Review, H_NGM_N, Water~Stone Review, New York Quarterly, Paper Darts, and at Poets.org. He’s received awards, grants, and residencies from The Bush Foundation, The Minnesota State Arts Board, Jerome Foundation, Intermedia Arst, The Anderson Center in Red Wing, MN, and The Corporation of Yaddo. He is a 2012 McKnight Artist Fellow, a former Peace Corps Volunteer, and teaches at Gustavus Adolphus College. His first book of poems, Black Aperture, won the 2012 Walt Whitman Award and will be published in 2013 by LSU Press. He’s a founding editor of Birds, LLC, a small, independent poetry press.
Ryan Skog is currently pursuing his MFA in Animation and Visual Effects at AAU in San Francisco. He resides in Sacramento, CA with his girlfriend Amanda and pup Milwaukee.