MATTHEW DICKS is a writer and elementary school teacher. His articles have been published in the "Hartford Courant "and he has been a featured author at the Books on the Nightstand retreat. He is also a Moth storyteller and a two-time StorySLAM champion. Dicks is the author of the novels "Memoirs of an Imaginary Friend", "Something Missing", " "and "Unexpectedly Milo. "He lives in Newington, Connecticut, with his wife, Elysha, and their children, Clara and Charlie.