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Matthew Miranda

Degree: 
MFA, Creative Writing & Literature (Stony Brook-Southampton)
M.A., English (SUNY-Buffalo)
B.A., American Studies (SUNY-Buffalo)

Matthew Miranda began teaching writing and English at Suffolk Community College in 2012. A year later he started teaching composition & rhetoric at Stony Brook University, where he also taught journalism and the personal essay and alongside two students founded Foreign And Native Speakers, an organization committed to developing English- and social-fluency between native and non-native English speakers. In 2018 he came to RIT to teach creative writing, literature/culture/media, and first-year writing.

His short fiction "Foul Ball" was a 2017 finalist in The Southampton Review Short Short Fiction Contest. Earlier that year his short story "Crush" earned honorable mention in the NYC Midnight Short Story Challenge. His fictions have appeared in Carrier PigeonBlack Heart Magazine, and Postcard Shorts; he's had memoir and fiction published in The Southampton Review. His book reviews have appeared in Prick of the Spindle, East Bay Express and Artvoice. His work as an editor includes a novel (From The Center Toward X) and a short story collection (Dimebag), both by Vincent Zangrillo, and he provided editorial services on the memoir Run, Brother, Run, written by David Berg and published by Scribner. As a sportswriter he's covered the NBA and English Premier League and written about the intersection of sports and politics for Jacobin. Currently he works as writer/assistant editor for the SBNation site Posting & Toasting covering the New York Knicks.