Blackacre is excited to welcome our April writer in residence, Matthew Baker!

Matthew Baker is the author of If You Find This, a Booklist Top Ten Debut of 2015 and an Edgar Award Nominee for 2016. His stories have also appeared in publications such as American Short FictionNew England ReviewOne StoryElectric LiteratureConjunctions, and Best of the Net. Matthew is a recipient of grants and fellowships from the Fulbright Commission, the MacDowell Colony, the Ucross Foundation, the Ragdale Foundation, Vermont Studio Center, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Blue Mountain Center, Prairie Center of the Arts, Djerassi Resident Artists Program, the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, and the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference. He has an MFA from Vanderbilt University, where he was the founding editor of Nashville Review. Other projects include Early Work and Interview With An Artist. He was born and currently lives in Michigan.