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Mathieu Cailler

Saturday Evening Post, Short Story America Prize

Mathieu Cailler is an award-winning 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. A graduate of the Vermont College of Fine Arts, he is the winner of a Short Story America Prize and a Shakespeare Award. He is the author of the short-story collection, Loss Angeles (Short Story America Press), 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? (About Editions), winner of the 2017 New England Book Festival Poetry Prize; and the children's book, The (Underappreciated) Life of Humphrey Hawley (About Editions), 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 (Spartan Press) and Hi, I'm Night (Olympia), a children's book. His first novel, Heaven and Other Zip Codes, will be published by Open Books in late 2020. Mathieu is a former elementary school school teacher with a clear California Credential and a master's degree in education from Loyola Marymount University. In addition, he is the founder of an educational therapy private practice.