Matthew Mercier is a writer and storyteller living in the wilds of upstate New York. He’s a graduate of Hunter College, and his work both appears and is forthcoming inGlimmer Train, Rosebud Magazine, Creative Non-Fiction, Fairy Tale Review, and Mystery Tribune. He’s told stories with The Moth and been heard on NPR’s The Moth Radio Hour. Most recently he was awarded the Leon B. Burstein Scholarship from Mystery Writers of America towards completing his first novel, Poe & I, based on his time as caretaker for the last home Edgar Allan Poe. He lived in Poe’s basement.