Matthew Clark

Matthew Clark’s essays have appeared in the Antioch Review, the Indiana Review, Fourth Genre, Wag’s Revue, and other magazines. The majority of “Shedders” was written at the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts in Nebraska City, Nebraska.


1. Lobstering, Ethan and Lawrence have told me, is a kind of miniature rebellion. It’s a small heel-dragging against a vast and uncertain antagonist most readily identified as the good old U. S. of A.—at least the Wall Street Wal-Mart…