Matthew Hobson

  • Lead Content & Communications Strategist, UNITED STATES
  • United States

Matthew joined IYF in 2017 as a web writer. In his current role as Lead Content & Communications Strategist, Matt works across teams, departments, and country offices to grow IYF’s global communication and storytelling culture to serve IYF’s mission. Before joining IYF, Matt was a working poet and writer and a university creative writing professor. In 2015, he left academia to become Global Content Designer for Bridge International Academies. Matt holds several degrees—a BA in philosophy, an MFA in creative writing, an MA in modern literature, and a PhD in English. When he’s not telling IYF’s story and helping elevate the voices of young people, he continues to write and publish fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction in national and international literary journals.

Facts About Matthew Hobson
  • Languages: English
  • Country of birth United States
  • Hobbies: Semiotics, formal poetry, and shredding the gnar