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Matt Caprioli is the author of One Headlight: An Alaskan Memoir (Cirque Press; 2021). As a CCE-track Lecturer at Lehman College, City University of New York, he teaches professional and creative writing, as well as contemporary and LGBTQ+ literature. He has previously worked in financial consulting, content marketing, and academic publishing. As a journalist, he has contributed to HuffPost, Bushwick Daily, The Anchorage Daily News, and was a regular contributor to The Anchorage Press and The Red Hook Star-Revue. He has published fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction in several anthologies and literary journals, including Epiphany Literary Journal, Brevity, Best Gay Stories, Chicken Soup for the Soul, Newtown Literary, and Worn in New York, which was adapted in episode four of the Netflix docuseries Worn Stories. He lives in Astoria, Queens with his partner and is rebuilding a house in Alaska, where he grew up.

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