Matthew Vollmer

Matthew Vollmer is the author of two collections of short fiction — Gateway to Paradise and Future Missionaries of America — as well as a collection of essays, inscriptions for headstones. With David Shields, he co-edited FAKES: An Anthology of Pseudo-Interviews, Faux-Lectures, Quasi-Letters, “Found” Texts, and Other Fraudulent Artifacts, and served as editor for The Book of Uncommon Prayer, an anthology of everyday invocations featuring the work of over 60 writers. He teaches at Virginia Tech.