Matthew S. Rotundo wrote his first story—”The Elephant and the Cheese”—when he was eight years old. It was the first time he had ever filled an entire page with writing. To his young mind, that seemed like a major accomplishment. It occurred to him shortly thereafter that writing stories was what he wanted to do with his life.
Matt is the author of The Prison World Revolt Series–Petra, Petra Released, and the forthcoming Petra Rising. His short fiction has appeared in Alembical 3, Intergalactic Medicine Show, Writers of the Future Volume XXV, and many others. He is a graduate of the Odyssey Writing Workshop. He writes science fiction, fantasy, and horror.
Matt also plays guitar and has been known to sing karaoke. He lives in Omaha, Nebraska, and assures you that he has already heard all the jokes.