MATTHEW SALESSES is the author of I’m Not Saying, I’m Just Saying (2013), The Last Repatriate , and two chapbooks, Our Island of Epidemics and We Will Take What We Can Get. He was adopted from Korea at age two, returned to Korea, married a Korean woman, and writes a column about his wife and baby for The Good Men Project. His essays and fiction appear in The New York Times Motherlode blog, NPR, Glimmer Train, The Rumpus, Hyphen, Koream, Witness, American Short Fiction, and other publications. He has received awards from the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, the University of Houston, PANK, Glimmer Train, Mid-American Review, HTMLGIANT, the University of New Orleans, and IMPAC. He did his MFA at Emerson College (2009), where he was the Presidential Fellow and edited Redivider, and now serves as Fiction Editor for the Good Men Project.