Matthew Salesses

Lance Cleland

Matthew Salesses is the author of the novel The Hundred-Year Flood (Little A/Amazon Publishing), an Amazon Bestseller, Best Book of September, and Kindle First pick. Forthcoming are a new novel, The Murder of the Doppelgänger (Little A, 2018), and a collection of essays, Own Story (Little A, 2019). Three new books are forthcoming: Disappear Doppelgänger Disappear: A Novel (Little A, 2020); Craft in the Real World (Catapult Books, 2021); and Own Story: Essays (Little A, 2021). His previous books and chapbooks include I’m Not Saying, I’m Just Saying (Civil Coping Mechanisms), Different Racisms: On Stereotypes, the Individual, and Asian American Masculinity (Thought Catalog Books), and The Last Repatriate (Nouvella). His fiction has appeared in Guernica/PEN, Glimmer Train, and American Short Fiction, among others. Matthew is an Assistant Professor of English at Coe College and teaches in the low-residency MFA Program at Ashland University. He writes about fiction craft and pedagogy for the Pleiades blog, where he is the Website Editor. He serves on the editorial boards of Green Mountains Review and Machete (an imprint of The Ohio State University Press). He earned a Ph.D. in Literature and Creative Writing from the University of Houston and an M.F.A. in Fiction from Emerson College. He has edited fiction for The Good Men ProjectGulf Coast: A Journal of Literature and Fine Arts, and Redivider.