Matthew Clark Davison

Lecturer
Available by email and by appointment
B.A. Advising in Spring and Fall
Phone: 
(415) 338-3084
Building: Humanities Building
Room Number: 451
Office Hours: 
Monday: 10:30 am-12:00 pm
Please email to arrange a Zoom appointment.

Biography

Matthew Clark Davison debut novel, Doubting Thomas, will be published in Summer 2021 by Amble Press. He’s creator of The Lab :: Writing Classes with MCD, and his textbook The Lab, Experiments in Writing Cross-Genre, co-authored by bestselling writer Alice LaPlante, will be published by W.W. Norton in 2022. His prose has been recently anthologized in Empty The Pews (Epiphany Publishing) and 580-Split; and published in or on GuernicaThe Atlantic MonthlyFoglifterLumina MagazineFourteen HillsPer Contra, Educe, and others; and has been recognized with a Creative Work Grant, (Inaugural Awardee/San Francisco State University), Cultural Equities Grant (San Francisco Arts Commission), Clark Gross Award for a Novel-in-Progress, and a Stonewall Alumni Award. 

Davison earned a BA and MFA in Creative Writing from SFSU, where he now teaches full-time. Matthew served as the Chief Artistic Strategist at Performing Arts Workshop, where he worked for eleven years as a teaching artist and as a mentor to newly-hired teaching artists who bring intensive residencies in various art forms to children who may not otherwise receive an arts education. He has also coached writing at Stanford University's Graduate School of Business. He lives in San Francisco with his husband.