Joseph Mattson

Joseph Mattson is the author of the story collection Eat Hell (Narrow Books) and the novel Empty the Sun (A Barnacle Book), which comes with a soundtrack by Drag City recording artist Six Organs of Admittance and was a finalist for the 2010 SCIBA Fiction Award.

He is the literary editor of Two Letters: Collection of Art & Writing, Volume Two (Narrow Books), and his novel Courting the Jaguar will be published by Barnacle in 2011. Mr. Mattson has also been shortlisted for DZANC’s 20 Writers to Watch list, an alternative to the New Yorker’s 20 under 40 list. He lives in Los Angeles.

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