Matthew Haynes, Montana Tech Visiting Writing Instructor, has been named one of three 2018 Lambda Writers-in-Residence awardees. He will do his residency in August at the Otis Center for the Arts in Los Angeles.
Haynes received his M.A. in Fiction Writing and M.F.A. in Nonfiction Writing from Boise State University. He has been a finalist for the William Faulkner Award, Writer’s Digest Literary Award, and Glimmer Train Short Short Story Award. He is the author of the novels Moving Towards Home and Friday. Matthew was a State of Idaho Literary Fellow in 2010, Idaho State Library Traveling Scholar from 2011-13, and Lambda Literary Fiction Fellow in 2017.