Matthew Cheney is the author of the books Blood: Stories (Black Lawrence Press), Modernist Crisis and the Pedagogy of Form (Bloomsbury Academic), About That Life (Punctum Books), and The Last Vanishing Man and Other Stories (Third Man Books). His work has been published by Conjunctions, Strange Horizons, Weird Tales, Nightmare, The Dark, LA Review of Books, Chicago Review of Books, Rain Taxi, Locus, and elsewhere. He is the past series editor for the Best American Fantasy anthologies and is co-editor with Eric Schaller of the occasional online magazine The Revelator. He lives in New Hampshire, where he works as Director of Interdisciplinary Studies at Plymouth State University.