Matthew Cody is the author of the middle grade novels The Dead Gentleman (Yearling), Will in Scarlet (Knopf), and the Secrets of the Pied Piper series and Supers of Noble’s Green series (both Knopf), as well as the graphic novel Zatanna and the House of Secrets. He is also the author of the young adult novels Shadows and Dreams and The Slow Fade (both Serial Box Publishing). His work has appeared in McSweeney’s and Opium Magazine. He has taught at LaGuardia Community College. He holds a BFA from Webster University and an MFA in Theater from the University of Alabama.