Matthew Shepatin is the co-author of Marathon Man (St. Martin's Press, 2013), the new memoir from running legend Bill Rodgers. He is also the co-author of New York Jets Hall of Famer Don Maynard's memoir, You Can't Catch Sunshine (Triumph Books, 2010) and the writer of Then Madden Said To Summerall: The Best NFL Stories Ever Told (Triumph Books, 2009).
He has written for Esquire, New York Post, Playboy, Los Angeles Times, Black Book Magazine and The Village Voice. He also contributed to the pop culture book, The Enlightened Bracketologist: The Final Four of Everything (Bloomsbury, 2007).
He was raised in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, educated at Brown University, and over the years has resembled both the tortoise and the hare.