Matthew Boyleston, PhD

Matthew Boyleston

Contact:

Office Address: UAC 105
Phone: (281) 649-3607

mboyleston@hbu.edu
Dean, School of Fine Arts; Assistant Professor of English and Writing

Education

  • BA in English and Philosophy, Furman University
  • MFA in Creative Writing, University of South Carolina
  • PhD in Literature and Creative Writing, University of Houston

Courses Taught

  • Creative Writing Workshops
  • Composition and Literature: Writing for Wisdom
  • English Literature Survey
  • Writing Christian Poetry
  • Literature of the Middle Ages

Publications

Poems and essays in The City, Confrontation, Religion and the Arts, Transgressive Culture, The Madison Review, Yemassee, Time of Singing, Tipton Poetry Journal, The Roanoke Review, Painted Bride Quarterly, The Portland Review, Sierra Nevada Review, The Spoon River Poetry Review, Harpur Palate, The New Orleans Review, The Flint Hills Review, Puerto del Sol, The GSU Review, The GW Review, The South Carolina Review, The Powhatan Review, Poetryfish, Writers at Carolina, Aspects, The Echo, Carolina Writes and The July Review. 

Research Interests:

Modernist and Contemporary poetry. The literature of the English Renaissance and Reformation, the English Civil War and the formation of the Church of England. Calvinism and Reformed Theology, Anglo-Catholicism and the relationships between theology and literature. The relationships between Irish and Southern literature. Sacred music, liturgy and artistic worship.