Matt W. Miller’s second book of poems, Club Icarus, was selected by Major Jackson as the 2012 Vassar Miller Poetry Prize winner. He is a former Wallace Stegner Fellow in Poetry and his first collection, Cameo Diner: Poems, was published by Loom Press. He earned a BA at Yale University, where he also played varsity football, and his MFA from Emerson College. He has published work in Slate, Poetry Daily, Harvard Review, New California Writing 2012, Café Review, Notre Dame Review, Memorious, and Third Coast, among others. He is a former Visiting Professor of Writing at New England College and has taught writing workshops at Stanford University, the University of Massachusetts Lowell, and the New Hampshire State Prison for Men. Miller teaches English and coaches football at Phillips Exeter Academy where he also directs the Writers’ Workshop at PEA. He lives with his family in Exeter, New Hampshire.