Born in a meteor crater, Matthew Heiti is a writer, performer, and teacher working in North Ontario. He holds a BFA in Acting from Ryerson University and an MA in Creative Writing from the University of New Brunswick. He has published a novel, The City Still Breathing (Coach House Books) and a play, Black Dog: 4 vs the wrld (Playwrights Canada Press). He has served as playwright-in-residence with the Sudbury Theatre Centre and Pat the Dog Theatre Creation. In his spare time, he is usually working. He sometimes writes at harkback.org.