Matthew S. Dentice is an author, poet, and academic based in Las Vegas, Nevada, where he is studying for a Ph.D. in medieval literature. He is the recipient of the Medieval Association of the Pacific’s Founders’ Prize in 2019 and the Brooks-Hudgins Essay Award in 2020 and 2022. He presents his findings regularly at academic conferences and his work has been featured in a number of internet outlets and in several print anthologies