Matt Benedict received a B.A. in English from the University of Massachusetts/Amherst, and an M.A. in English and an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana, where he teaches fiction writing and contemporary literature (non tenure track). His short fiction has been published in Ginger Hill, Vermont Literary Review, Raven Chronicles, RE:AL, Drexel Online Journal, and The Mochila Review.