Matt Fowler

Matt FowlerLecturer; Director, Lower Division Writing Program
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Matt Fowler is originally from Los Angeles, but spent much of his life in Baltimore, Maryland before relocating to San Diego. He is of Indigenous P’urhépecha, Chichimeca, and Irish descent. His work centers around radicalism, Indigeneity, survivance, environmentalism, sociopolitical criticism, abolition, queer theory, cults, social milieus and movements, and militancy.

Matt holds an A.A. degree from Harford Community College, a B.A. in Literature and Writing Studies from California State University San Marcos, and a Creative Writing M.F.A. from San Diego State University. He is the current Director of the Lower Division Writing Program and a member of the Rhetoric & Writing Studies’ Antiracism, Equity, and Inclusion Working Group. He has also taught in the Office of Educational Opportunity Programs and Ethnic Affairs’ Summer Bridge program. Matt also works as a Lecturer in the Department of American Indian Studies, along with Grossmont College’s Ethnic Gender, & Social Justice department and English department.

Matt is a Sarah B. Marsh-Rebelo Award recipient, and his work has appeared in online and print publications including PRISM International, Quarterly West, Sycamore Review, The Los Angeles Review, Homology Lit Mag, GlitterMob, and elsewhere. He is currently working on a full-length manuscript. In his spare time, he enjoys relaxing with his dog, reading, writing, analog photography, collecting vinyl, bicycling, traveling, hiking, and backpacking.