Matty Layne Glasgow is the author of deciduous qween (Red Hen Press, 2019), winner of the Benjamin Saltman Award. He is a former Vice Presidential Fellow and current Jeff Metcalf Humanities in the Community Fellow at the University of Utah where he’s pursuing a PhD in Creative Writing. He currently coordinates the Wasatch Writers in the Schools program for which he teaches in local public schools and at the Utah State Prison. Matty recently served as Managing Editor and Editor of Quarterly West, and previously worked as Poetry Editor for Flyway: Journal of Writing; Environment at Iowa State University where he received his MFA in Creative Writing; Environment. His poems and essays have appeared in or are forthcoming from Crazyhorse, Copper Nickel, Denver Quarterly, Ecotone, Gulf Coast, Houston Public Media, Missouri Review, Poetry Daily, and elsewhere. Matty and his partner currently reside in Salt Lake City.