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Author Brooke Matson

Part of the Gonzaga University Visiting Writers Series, she is joined by the 2014 Gurian Writing Award winners. She attended Gonzaga University where she received her B.A. in English and her M.A. in Educational Leadership. Her first collection of poetry, “The Moons,” appeared in 2012 from Blue Begonia Press. Matson teaches at a small experiential high school and helped found RiverSpeak, a Spokane-area arts forum (2009-2012). The Gurian Writing Awards are given annually to recognize excellence in writing poetry, fiction, and nonfiction.