Matthew King is a freelance writer, editor, and teacher. He has reported on subjects ranging from post-apocalyptic art to digital prayer aids to glitzy environmental startups. His narrative nonfiction and essays have appeared or are forthcoming in The Atlantic, Boston Globe Magazine, Pacific Standard, Boston Review, Quartz, Electric Literature, the Los Angeles Review of Books, and Publisher’s Weekly, among others. Several of his pieces have been featured as must-reads by Re/code, Longreads, and Digg. Born and raised in the northwest suburbs of Chicago, Matthew has lived and studied abroad in London, Shanghai, and Abu Dhabi. He graduated from New York University’s Stern School of Business, and received his MFA in creative nonfiction at Emerson College, where he teaches in the school’s First-Year Writing Program. He has received grants and fellowships from Emerson College and the Mensa Foundation.