Sebastian Matthews, a graduate of University of Michigan’s MFA program, edits Rivendell, a place-based literary journal. He recently completed a memoir, In My Father’s Footsteps (Norton, 2004), and co-edited, with Stanley Plumly, Search Party: Collected Poems of William Matthews (Houghton Mifflin, 2004). His poems has appeared in Atlantic Monthly, New England Review, Post Road, and Seneca Review, among others. Matthews was a recent Bread Loaf Scholar in Nonfiction. He lives with his wife and boy in Asheville, NC, where he teaches part-time at Warren Wilson College.