S. Matthew Biberman



Matthew Biberman is the author of the scholarly study Masculinity, Anti-Semitism and Early Modern English Literature (Ashgate, 2004) and the memoir Big Sid's Vincati (Penguin hardback, 2009; Plume paperback, 2010; Plume reprint, 2010). With Julia Lupton and Douglas Brooks, he is the editor of the essay collection Shakespeare After 9/11 (Mellen, 2011), the first book length study of the subject. With degrees from Duke University, New York University, and Dartmouth College, Professor Biberman most often teaches courses in creative writing (nonfiction) as well as in English Literature (especially in the Renaissance), as well as classes on theory and Jewish American Literature. He is also a Phi Beta Kappa member and a member of the Board of Directors of the Savage Rose Theatre Company in Louisville.

His memoir Big Sid's Vincati was reviewed in The New York Times (Stanley Fish) and featured in the Louisville Courier Journal, The Kansas City Star, The Sacramento Bee, Motorcyclist, WKU-PBS's Mainstreet, Jay Leno’s Garage and Discovery Channel's Cafe Race. His scholarly study Masculinity, Anti-Semitism and Early Modern English Literature was reviewed in Medieval and Renaissance Drama (by Peter Berek), The Modern Language Review (by Tom Rutter), The Review of English Studies (by B. J. Sokol), Renaissance Quarterly (by Thomas Moisan) and in Year’s Work in English Studies