Matt Batt worked on a new novel during his time as a Writer in Residence in the summer of 2013. 


Matthew Batt is author of Sugarhouse, a best-selling memoir about renovating a former crack-house in Salt Lake City. His fiction and nonfiction have appeared in Tin House, Mid-American Review, The Isthmus, and elsewhere. He received his PhD from the University of Utah and his MFA from Ohio State. He teaches creative writing at the University of St. Thomas in Minnesota, where he lives with his wife and son. Residency Testimonial:
“I went with 18 pages and a plan for a novel and I came back with 225 and a full first draft.” PRESS
Small stories of significance
Aspen Times, Stewart Oksenhorn, July 26, 2013