John H. Matthews’ Publication History

Anthologies:

Bullets Have No Effect. 
What Happened to Us These Last Couple Years?
So New Publishing. December 2008


Occupation: Rocker.  
All Hands On: The 2nd Hand Reader
Elephant Rock Books. May 2004


Odds. 
It’s All Good: How Do You Like It Here Now?
Manic D Press. June 2004

Books:
This Is Where It Gets Interesting: Stories
Six Slug Books. March 2013


Contests:

Help Wanted. Finalist. Glimmer Train September 2011 Fiction Open
http://bit.ly/11SepFOtop25

Mercurochrome. Finalist. Zoetrope All-Story Contest 2008
http://www.zoetrope.com/contests_allstory/2008results.htm


Published Stories:

A Bike in the Woods.
Red Shoes Review
April 2016

The Boy With The Dragon Tattoo.
The Next Best Book Blog. April 15, 2014

Mercurochrome. Umbrella Factory Magazine
March 2013

Ghostlike. Red Fez
October 2012

The Wall. Umbrella Factory Magazine
June 15, 2012

Echoes. Cellstories.net. Chicago, IL
October 13, 2010

To Tell About It. Cellstories.net. Chicago, IL
September 6, 2010

Bleedproof. Cellstories.net. Chicago, IL
June 18, 2010

Hero. Cellstories.net. Chicago, IL
March 26, 2010

Evaluation. Cellstories.net. Chicago, IL
March 5, 2010

Chili. CellStories.net. Chicago, IL
Sept 4, 2009

Arrested Development. Pindeldyboz. New York, NY
June 22, 2009

The Painter. Pequin.  October 2008


My War. Pequin.  July 2008

Dolls. Empty Headed: A Literary Magazine. Chicago, IL
Fall/Winter 2006

To-Do. Empty Headed: A Literary Magazine. Chicago, IL
Summer 2006

Orbit. Word Riot. March 14, 2006 


Rock Wig. Opium Magazine. November 8, 2005

The Cure. Pindeldyboz. New York, NY
Vol. 19 No. 7 - Summer Edition 2005

The Lesser of Two Elvis. Opium Magazine. July 27, 2005

The Blue Pig. Denver Syntax, Denver, Co.
Vol. 1 No. 4 February 2005

And You. Wisconsin Review
Vol. 39 No. 1 Fall 2004

Johnny Heart Attack. Pindeldyboz. New York, NY
Vol. 16 No. 5 - Fall Edition 2004

SASE. The Whirligig. New York, NY
No.9 Summer 2004

Resins. Thieves Jargon. July 15th, 2004

Stormbringer. 2nd Hand. Chicago, IL
June 2004

One Shot. Pindeldyboz. New York, NY
Vol. 15 No.2 - Spring Edition 2004

The Black Tornado.  2nd Hand. Chicago, IL
March 2004

The Oppressor. The Whirligig, New York, NY
No. 8 Winter 2003

Occupation: Rocker.  2nd Hand. Chicago, IL
October 2003

Moire Patterns. Pindeldyboz. New York, NY
Vol. 12 No. 4 -- Summer Edition 2003

Protector. The Whirligig, New York, NY
No. 7 Spring 2003

A Bad Night for Fame. Inkburns,
The Interactive Literary Journal
Vol. 2, issue 9 March 2003.

Fire in the Streets. Still in Spin,
Honors College
University of Illinois at Chicago
Vol. I No. 2 Fall 1997.

Phoenix. Strong Coffee, Evanston, IL.,
Vol. VII No. 12 August 1997.

Halloween. Strong Coffee, Evanston, IL.,
Vol. VII No. 2 October 1996.

Government Psychic. Strong Coffee, Evanston, IL.,
Vol. VII No. 1 September 1996.

American Way. Strong Coffee, Evanston, IL.,
Vol. VI No. 8 April 1996.

Odds. Strong Coffee, Evanston, IL.,
Vol. VI No. 3 November 1995.

The Protest. Strong Coffee, Evanston, IL.,
Vol. V No. 10 June 1995.

Bleach. Strong Coffee, Evanston, IL.,
Vol. V No. 8 May 1995.

Bonnie and Clyde. Strong Coffee, Evanston, IL.,
Vol. V No. 1 September 1994.

The Chair. Red Shoes Review,
Honors College
University of Illinois at Chicago
Vol. 11 No. 1 Winter/Fall 1994.

Blue Finch. Strong Coffee, Evanston, IL.,
Vol. III No. 12 August 1993.

Passion. Strong Coffee, Evanston, IL.,
Vol. III No. 10 June 1993.

Third Visit. Strong Coffee, Evanston, IL.,
Vol. III No. 6 February 1993.

Slate. The Columbia Chronicle,
Columbia College, Chicago, IL.,
Vol. 23 No. 23, May 21, 1990.

Modern Carnivores. Prairie Light Review,
College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL.,
Spring/Summer Vol. VIII No. 2, 1989.