Matthew Jarvis is a writer and critic. He is Professor and Anthony Dyson Fellow in Poetry at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David, and is Professorial Fellow in Literature and Place in the Department of English & Creative Writing at Aberystwyth University.
He has published extensively on the English-language poetry of Wales. Alongside numerous lectures and public talks, he has written the books Ruth Bidgood and Welsh Environments in Contemporary Poetry (both University of Wales Press), and has edited volumes on John Barnie (Wired to the Dynamo) and post-devolution poetry in Wales (Devolutionary Readings: English-Language Poetry and Contemporary Wales).
Matthew is an editor of the International Journal of Welsh Writing in English. He is Chair of the Poetry Wales Committee and co-Chair of the Association for Welsh Writing in English. He is a Fellow of the Learned Society of Wales.
Editor, Wired to the Dynamo: Poetry & Prose in Honour of John Barnie (Cinnamon, 2018)
Editor, Devolutionary Readings: English-Language Poetry and Contemporary Wales (Peter Lang, 2017)
Ruth Bidgood, Writers of Wales (University of Wales Press, 2012)
Welsh Environments in Contemporary Poetry (University of Wales Press, 2008)
Upcoming events and forthcoming publications
The Mallarmé Poems (Cinnamon, 2020)