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About Matthew Jeffrey Abrams

Matthew is a Los Angeles-born, New York-based writer, scholar, and critic. In 2017, he completed his Ph.D. in the History of Art at Yale University, where he specialized in the history and sociology of modernism. Matthew’s scholarly writing has appeared in exhibition catalogs and peer-reviewed journals, and he is currently preparing a book manuscript based on his dissertation.

Matthew also writes criticism and popular journalism. Focusing on contemporary art, literature, and film, his newest public-facing work will appear in Even Magazine and The Los Angeles Review of Books. Recently, Matthew also published a short story in Conjunctions, and he was a 2016 nominee for the PEN/Robert J. Dau Short Story Award for Emerging Writers.

You can go here to view his current and forthcoming writing projects.