David Mathews earned his MA in Writing and Publishing at DePaul University. Recent work appears in Fox Cry Review, OMNI Reboot, After Hours, CHEAP POP, Eclectica Magazine, Midwestern Gothic, Word Riot, Silver Birch Press, Freeze Ray Poetry, and One Sentence Poems.
His poetry has been nominated for The Best of The Net and a Pushcart. He has received awards from the Illinois Women’s Press and the National Federation of Press Women. David lives in his hometown of Chicago where he works as a Creative Writing Instructor at the Chicago High School for the Arts (ChiArts).