Matthew Goldberg

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Matt Goldberg is a writer, teacher, and content designer whose fiction has appeared in various literary journals, including SmokeLong Quarterly, The Normal School, Porter House Review, Vast Chasm Magazine, Bending Genres, and elsewhere. His work has also been anthologized in Coolest American Stories 2022 and won first place for the 2021 Uncharted Magazine Sci-Fi and Fantasy Short Story Award, judged by Ken Liu. Matt earned his MFA in creative writing from Temple University, where he was selected as a 2022 30 under 30 honoree. He lives in Philadelphia, PA with his partner and has been a member of Backyard Writers Workshop since fall 2019.

Death by Opossum,” Vast Chasm Magazine, October 2022

Yous,” Interstellar Literary Review, October 2022

The British Mummy Kings,” Archive of the Odd, October 2022

On Auto,” Intrepidus Ink, September 2022

Object!,” SmokeLong Quarterly, September 2022

Calf,” Porter House Review, August 2022

Your Regularly Scheduled Programming,” Bag of Bones Press, July 2021

Blue Jeans,” Fictive Dream, July 2022

Bees Wings,” Uncharted Magazine, February 2022, first place winner of Sci-Fi/Fantasy Award

Stinktown,” The Normal School, January 2022

Therapunitive Intervention,” Coolest American Stories, January 2022

IN$TANT WINNER,” Bards and Sages Quarterly, October 2021

Ancestry Test,” Maudlin House, July 2021

Tick Bit,” The Arcanist, June 2021, third place winner of Hunger Flash Contest

Watdozitalmene,” Bending Genres, June 2021, nominated for Best Microfiction 2022

I Don’t Like Your Sweater,” Pif Magazine, April 2021

Stone Cold Plumbers,” Entropy, March 2021 [defunct]

Neighborly Beef,” Call Me [Brackets], December 2020

My Next Great Endeavor,” Apiary Magazine, November 2020

Gone Like the Bison,” Extinction Rebellion Creative Hub, September 2020

Worth,” The Hoosier Review, January 2020