Matthew Derby is a writer and designer interested in the place where those two disciplines meet. He co-wrote the serialized fiction podcast Sandra for Gimlet Media with Kevin Moffett. He also collaborated with Kevin on The Silent History, the first major exploratory, interactive novel designed specifically for the iPad and iPhone. He is the author of the short story collection Super Flat Times. His stories have been anthologized in The Anchor Book of New American Short Stories, The Apocalypse Reader, and Dzanc’s Best of the Web 2009. His writing has appeared in McSweeney’s, Conjunctions, The Believer, The Columbia Journal, Fence, and Guernica. Previously, he was a contributor to The Organist, a monthly podcast of The Believer.