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Mathieu Cailler

French-American writer of poetry and prose


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Mathieu Cailler is an author whose poetry and prose have been widely featured in numerous national and international publications; including the Los Angeles Times and The Saturday Evening Post. He is a graduate of the Vermont College of Fine Arts; and is the winner of a Short Story America Prize and a Shakespeare Award. He is the author of the short-story collection, Loss Angeles , which has been honored by the Hollywood, New York, London, Paris, Best Book, and International Book Awards; the poetry collection, May I Have This Dance? , winner of the 2017 New England Book Festival Poetry Prize; and the children’s book, The Life of Humphrey Hawley , which has been nominated for the Caldecott Medal and the Newbery Award, among other notable prizes. His most recent books are the poetry collection, Catacombs of the Heart and Hi, I’m Night , a children’s book. His first novel, Heaven and Other Zip Codes will be published by Open Books in late 2020.

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Occidental College

Liberal arts college in Los Angeles, California, United States

Vermont College of Fine Arts

Fine arts college in Montpelier, Vermont