B.A., University of Alaska, Anchorage
Matt Caprioli joins Lehman College as a Lecturer in Professional Writing. He most recently worked in financial consulting as a Senior Editor and Researcher for Blue Heron Research Partners. He previously worked in content and product marketing for several software companies. Matt started his career as an Arts and Culture Reporter for The Anchorage Press, Alaska’s largest weekly newspaper, and has since contributed to dozens of media outlets, including The Anchorage Daily News, The Paris Review, HuffPost, and The Red Hook Star-Revue, where he was the Arts Editor. He has written forewords for the classics imprint of Shakespeare & Co. and summaries of business books for SuperSummary. He has also published fiction, poetry, and nonfiction in several anthologies and literary journals, including Best Gay Stories 2017, Chicken Soup for the Soul, Newtown Literary, Best Emerging Poets, and Worn in New York, which will be featured in the Netflix docuseries Worn Stories. His memoir, One Headlight, is forthcoming from Cirque Press.
He holds an MFA in creative nonfiction from Hunter College, a BA in English literature and psychology from the University of Alaska, Anchorage, and a certificate in publishing from Columbia University. He can be reached at mattcap.com.