Mayo, Matthew (1968 - )

Genre: General Fiction, Non-Fiction, Science Fiction/Fantasy, Short Stories

Matthew P. Mayo was raised in Rhode Island and Vermont. He received his B.A. from Lyndon State College in VT and his M.F.A. from Goddard College, also in VT. He is a freelance magazine editor and has worked on Down East, Big Sky Journal, Miami Living, Western Art and Architecture, and Fly Rod & Reel. He also writes feature articles and book reviews for a variety of publications. His short stories have also appeared in Timeshares and Steampunk'd.

Selected Bibliography

Short Stories

  • "Half a Pig" (included in A Fistful of Legends) (2010) Spur Award Finalist


  • Winters' War (2007)
  • Wrong Town (2008)
  • Hot Lead, Cold Heart (2008)


  • Cowboys, Mountain Men & Grizzly Bears: Fifty of the Grittiest Moments in the History of the Wild West (2009)
  • Bootleggers, Lobstermen & Lumberjacks: Fifty of the Grittiest Moments in the History of Hardscrabble New England (2010)