Matty Layne Glasgow

​​Matty Layne Glasgow is the author of deciduous qween, winner of the Benjamin Saltman Award, selected by Richard Blanco. His work has appeared in Crazyhorse, Denver Quarterly, Missouri Review, Houston Public Media, Poetry Daily, and elsewhere. Glasgow is a Vice Presidential Fellow at the University of Utah where he is pursuing a PhD in English. He currently serves as the Managing Editor of Quarterly West and the Wasatch Writers in the Schools Coordinator.


Do you remember the purple crocus, / how he threatened to tear the petals // from his own sepal? I loved that fucking / wildflower. . .