Matthew Yost

Graduate Student in French,
Graduate Writing Fellow
718 Commonwealth Avenue, Room B06
BA, Boston University
MA in Creative Writing, Boston University
MA in French, Boston University


Matthew Yost studied fiction writing at Boston University’s Graduate Creative Writing Program. His research interests include the 19th century, in particular the works of Émile Zola and Guy de Maupassant, and the captivity narrative as it is represented throughout the 17th and 18th centuries.

Publications  (short stories and translations):
“Not Alone My Inky Cloak,” FlatmanCrooked Online, Sacramento and New York, March 2010.

“Neighbors,” FlatmanCrooked’s Anthology of Great New Writing Done During an Economic Depression, Sacramento: FlatmanCrooked, May 2009, pp. 8-12.

“First Snow,” (translation of Guy de Maupassant), Agni, No. 55, June 2002, pp. 101-107.

“The Letter,” Agni, No. 55, June 2002, pp. 237-243.