Matt Field (courtesy of Kathie Austin Photography)
Matthew S. Field is a native of St. Louis Missouri and lives in New York's Hudson Valley. While Matthew and his wife Lori were expecting their third child, Lori was diagnosed with breast cancer and passed away after the birth of their son. In 2005, Matthew's first completed work Father Like a Tree was published. Field’s other credits include the illustrated children’s book, The Three Pigs, Business School, and Wolfe Hash Stew (2007) and mainstream fiction novel, The Dream Seeker (2010). The Single Father’s Guide to Life, Cooking, and Baseball is his first nonfiction book and the next installment in the Single Fathers Guide series, The Single Father's Guide to Dating is scheduled for a 2013 release. In addition to writing, Field speaks professionally and provides reading and writing workshops to schools and libraries. He is also a stay-at-home dad for his three children.