Named one of VARIETY’s “10 Storytellers To Watch”, Matthew Baker is the author of the graphic novel THE SENTENCE, the story collections WHY VISIT AMERICA and HYBRID CREATURES, and the children’s novel KEY OF X, originally published as IF YOU FIND THIS. Stories have appeared in publications such as NEW YORK TIMES MAGAZINE, THE PARIS REVIEW, AMERICAN SHORT FICTION, ONE STORY, ELECTRIC LITERATURE, BEST AMERICAN SCIENCE FICTION AND FANTASY, and BEST OF THE NET. Digital experiments include the temporal fiction “Ephemeral”, the variable fiction “Discrepancies”, the interlinked novel UNTOLD, the randomized novel VERSES, the intentionally posthumous AFTERTHOUGHT, and the collaborative tete-a-tete TERMINAL, along with the cyber zine CODE LIT. Born in the Great Lakes region of the United States, the author currently lives in Tokyo.