Matthew Nienow

“Writing My Own Name in the Encyclopedia of Work:” A review of Matthew Nienow’s House of Water

House of Water, the debut collection by poet Matthew Nienow, is an important and moving accomplishment, a song of praise to familial love and a fervent, nearly religious tribute to the transformative power of work. Nienow is a builder of boats—he trained for a year at the Northwest School of […]