Matthew Ryan Shelton

Lecturer, Celtic Studies

Office: 6308 Dwinelle

Fall 2022 Office Hours: Tu by appointment on zoom; W 1-2

Email address: sheltonm@berkeley.edu

Matthew Ryan Shelton is a poet, translator, and musician. He holds an MA from Queen’s University, Belfast, and a PhD from the University of Connecticut. His dissertation work focused on the role of translation and translingual practices in poiesis. His poetry and translations can be found, in English as well as Irish Gaelic, in such publications as The Cincinnati Review, Asymptote, An Gael, Mantis, The Swarthmore Review, Parhelion, The Shoutflower, and Zócalo Public Square.

Areas of Interest in Research and Teaching: Poetry and Poetics, Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Poetry of Ireland and the UK, Irish Language and Literature, Translation Studies and Translingual Practices, Adaptation Studies, Creative Writing.