Matt Prater

Matt Prater is currently an MFA candidate in poetry at Virginia Tech. His work has appeared in The American Journal of Poetry, Crannog, Munyori Poetry Journal, The Moth, among other publications. He lives in Saltville, Virginia.


The self is uncontiguous, undone, parceled out, then simmered to a sum: a rivermix of round-run rocks and foam, cattle piss that tinges a green stone. One can’t believe in monsters, being one, or else one’s self would cause one’s …

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