Matthew Gavin Frank

Matthew Gavin Frank’s latest nonfiction book, Flight of the Diamond Smugglers (2021) is about, among other things, the ways in which carrier pigeons are used by diamond smuggling rings.  He is also the author of the nonfiction books, The Mad Feast: An Ecstatic Tour Through America’s FoodPreparing the Ghost: An Essay Concerning the Giant Squid and Its First PhotographerPot Farm, and Barolo; the poetry books, The Morrow PlotsWarranty in Zulu, and Sagittarius Agitprop, and 2 chapbooksHe persevered through this past winter via the occasional one-handed cartwheel in his mind.