Matthias Göritz
Contributor History

Matthias Göritz
Matthias Göritz is the author of three volumes of poetry—Loops (2001), Pools (2006), and Tools (2012)—and two novels: The Short Dream of Jakob Voss (2005, winner of the Hamburg Literature Prize, Radio Bavaria Prize, and Mara Cassens Prize) and Dreamers and Sinners (2013). He is the William Gass Fellow at Washington University in St. Louis.



In Print

Vol. 69
Being Bodies
Fall 2017
Edited by Bradford Morrow


March 20, 2018
You can’t live forever in fear   of language. Or well,
you can.
But it’s pathetic.  
March 13, 2018
Come late spring the branches bear

creamy blooms then pulpy orange half-sweet

three- or four-stoned fruits that slip to the dirt

that all things living leave behind, dirt
February 27, 2018
You dwell at green lights
longer than expected.
Thoughts that had gone far
are slow in returning.
The Pulitzer finalist and National Book Awardwinning author reads from The Overstory
Monday, April 16, 2018
2:30 pm
Campus Center, Weis Cinema