Poetry offers us the capacity to carry in us and express the contradictory impulses that make us human.

—Kwame Dawes, Academy of American Poets Chancellor (2018- )

Thea Matthews

Thea Matthews is a poet, author, and educator originally from San Francisco, California. Her work has appeared in The New Republic, Atlanta Review, the Rumpus, and others. She is a MFA Poetry candidate at New York University, and lives in Brooklyn. 

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