Matt Miller was born and grew up in Lowell, Massachusetts. He earned a BA in Psychology at Yale University, where he also played varsity football, and his MFA in Creative Writing from Emerson College. He is a former Visiting Professor of Writing at New England College and has taught writing workshops at Stanford University, Harvard Extension, Endicott College, Cambridge College and the New Hampshire State Prison for Men. He has published work in Connecticut Review, PN Review, DMQ Review, Third Coast, Beacon Street Review, and Entelechy International. Nominated for four Pushcart Prizes, his first book, Cameo Diner: Poems, was published in 2005. He is a former Wallace Stegner Fellow in Poetry at Stanford University. Currently, he is an instructor of English and football coach at Philips Exeter Academy. He lives in Exeter, New Hampshire with his wife, Emily Meehan, and their daughter, Delaney.