Matt is a graduate of Cornell University and has worked as a film researcher, audiovisual specialist, and personal assistant to a Broadway lyricist. Most recently, Matt worked with Barbara Kelly at the USM Bookstore. Matt lives in Portland with his wife and two daughters. He enjoys reading all things illuminating, of late this includes mostly non-fiction, children's, middle reader and young adult fiction (thanks to his daughters), essays and short stories. His other hobbies include tennis, photography, carpentry and biking.