MATTHEW SALESSES is the author of a novel, I’m Not Saying, I’m Just Saying, a novella, The Last Repatriate, two chapbooks, Our Island of Epidemics and We Will Take What We Can Get, and two forthcoming ebooks, Different Racisms and All-American Bear Terrorizes Canada, both from Thought Catalog Books. His latest project is a serialized novel, Marked, to be illustrated and published by Gazillion Voices. He has written for The New York Times Motherlode blog, NPR Code Switch, the Center for Asian American Media, Salon, Glimmer Train, The Rumpus, Hyphen, American Short Fiction, and others. Matthew was adopted from Korea at age two, and writes a column about his Korean Korean wife and their baby for The Good Men Project. He also serves as the Project’s Fiction Editor. He did his MFA at Emerson College, where he edited Redivider Journal. He has received awards and fellowships from the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, PANK, Glimmer Train, Mid-American Review, HTMLGIANT, IMPAC, Imprint, and the University of Houston, where he is currently a Ph.D. candidate in Creative Writing and Literature.