Matthew Fowler, M.F.A.

FowlerFaculty Scholar at the Native Resource Center

Email: [email protected] | Office: AL-330

Matt Fowler is originally from the Inland Empire region of Southern California, and has spent portions of his life in Baltimore, Maryland before relocating to San Diego. He is of Indigenous P’urhépecha, Chichimeca, and Irish descent. A great deal of his work centers around radicalism, Indigeneity, survivance, environmentalism, reclamation and preservation, hemispheric and transnational studies, sociopolitical criticism, abolition, queer theory, cults, social milieus and movements, and militancy.

Matt holds an A.A. degree from Harford Community College, a B.A. in Literature and Writing Studies from California State University San Marcos, and a Creative Writing M.F.A. from San Diego State University. Matt is the Faculty Scholar for SDSU’s Native Resource Center, and works as a part-time Lecturer in the Department of American Indian Studies.

Matt is a Sarah B. Marsh-Rebelo Award recipient, and his work can be found in online and print publications including PRISM International, Quarterly West, Sycamore Review, The Los Angeles Review, Homology Lit Mag, GlitterMob, and elsewhere. He is currently working on a full-length manuscript. In his spare time, he enjoys relaxing with his dog, reading, writing, analog photography, bicycling, skateboarding, traveling, hiking, and backpacking.