Matthew Baker
Contributor History

Named one of Variety’s “10 Storytellers to Watch,” Matthew Baker is the author of the story collection Why Visit America, forthcoming from Henry Holt. His other books include Hybrid Creatures (LSU Press). Born in the Great Lakes region of the United States, he currently lives in New York City.



In Print

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Numina: The Enchantment Issue
Fall 2023
Bradford Morrow


December 4, 2023
HOW CAN PEOPLE SAY a person is washed up when just getting to shore is a victory? 
November 29, 2023
The greens—myriad, viridescent: 
every one of them alive.
November 22, 2023
HE WENT DOWN THE STREET, his old street, on a whim, and then the whim birthed another and he turned [...]