Matt Rasmussen

Adjunct Faculty


Liberal Arts
MFA, Emerson College

Matt Rasmussen’s poetry has been published in Gulf Coast, Cimarron Review, H_NGM_N, New York Quarterly, Paper Darts, and at Poets.org. He’s the recipient of a 2014 Pushcart Prize and has received awards, grants, and residencies from the McKnight Foundation, Bush Foundation, Minnesota State Arts Board, Jerome Foundation, Intermedia Arts, Anderson Center in Red Wing, MN, and Corporation of Yaddo.

Rasmussen is a former Peace Corps volunteer and teaches at Gustavus Adolphus College, as well as at MCAD. His first book of poems, Black Aperture, won the 2012 Walt Whitman Award and he’s a founding editor of Birds, LLC, a small, independent poetry press.