Matador Review

A Quarterly Missive of Alternative Concern


Richard Siken
Dona Bailey

Anna Windemuth

Sophie Lipitz

Evee Erb
Gergely Bukovinszki
Rupali Morzaria

Matthew W. Baker
Clayton Krollman
Shoko Plambeck
Jack Garcia

Richard Siken is the author of 2004’s Crush, a Yale Series of Younger Poets prize selected by Louise Glück, and the 2015 collection War of the Foxes. Siken is also a painter, photographer, filmmaker, and an editor at Spork Press. He is the recipient of a Pushcart Prize, two Lannan Residency Fellowships, two Arizona Commission on the Arts grants, and a Literature Fellowship in Poetry from the National Endowment for the Arts. He can be found on the web at

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evee erb

2018. Ceramic, hand-spun, naturally dyed and recycled fibers. An exploration of the dissonance between the female psyche and patriarchal culture, this piece was created as a reflection of the persecution of women throughout history and is a tribute to the traumas and triumphs of womanhood.