Matt Bondurant

Matt Bondurant

Photo Credit: Stacy Bondurant

Matt Bondurant’s novel The Wettest County in the World (Scribner 2008) was a New York Times Editor’s Pick, and San Francisco Chronicle Best 50 Books of the Year. A former John Gardner Fellow in Fiction at Bread Loaf, Kingsbury Fellow at Florida State, and Walter E. Dakin Fellow at Sewanee, Matt’s short fiction has been published in journals such as Prairie Schooner, The New England Review, and Glimmer Train, and he has recently held residencies at Yaddo and the MacDowell Colony. He currently lives in Texas.



Hot blood smoked in the calcified winter air. Jack crouched on the ground like a muddy toad, cradling the rife and watching the stream of crimson like liquid fire

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Matt Bondurant