Norm Mattox

Norm Mattox is a poet. He served as a bilingual educator in the public school system of San Francisco Unified School District for over 30 years. Though retired, Norm is a teacher (‘maestro’ in Spanish) for life. His poetry is a journey through the voices that tell a story of love in a time of struggle and challenge.

Norm has shared his poetry as a featured reader, at open mics around the San Francisco Bay Area, select venues in New York City and other parts of the world across the ‘zoom universe’. Norm’s poetry has been published in two chapbooks. His first collection is titled, Get Home Safe, Poems for Crossing the Community Grid. Norm’s second chapbook length collection is titled Black Calculus, published in 2021 by Nomadic Press. An audiobook by the same title was released in 2021.

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