Matthew Paproth received his Ph.D. from Southern Illinois University Carbondale in 2006 and worked as a Marion L. Brittain postdoctoral fellow at Georgia Tech from 2007 to 2010. In 2010, he joined the faculty at Georgia Gwinnett College as an assistant professor of English, where he teaches composition and British literature courses. His thematic composition courses have covered topics such as writing rock and roll, eating ethically, postmodernist revision and James Joyce’s Ulysses. He has published essays on the writing of Samuel Beckett and Zadie Smith; and has delivered conference presentations on Irish rock music, the TV series The Wire, the writing of Jonathan Safran Foer and the films Once, Beckett on Film, and U2:3D. He posts on Twitter at https://twitter.com/MattPaproth and blogs on http://mattpaproth.wordpress.com/.