Matthew Kressel is a writer & software developer. His story “The Last Novelist (Or a Dead Lizard in the Yard)” was a 2017 Nebula Award finalist and a 2018 Eugie Award Finalist. His short story “The Meeker and the All-Seeing Eye” was a 2014 Nebula Award finalist. And his short story “The Sounds of Old Earth” was a 2013 Nebula Award finalist.

His debut novel King of Shards (Arche Press, 2015) was hailed as “Majestic and resonant” by NPR Books. His many works of short fiction can be found in Lightspeed, Clarkesworld, Analog Science Fiction & Fact, io9, Nightmare, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, The Year's Best Science Fiction and Fantasy – 2018 Edition, and The Best Science Fiction of the Year – Volume 3, as well as many other magazines and anthologies. His work has also been translated into seven languages.

As a software developer, Matthew created the Moksha submissions system, in use by many of the largest spec-fic publishers today. Alongside Ellen Datlow, he co-hosts the Fantastic Fiction at KGB reading series in New York. Find him online at @mattkressel or