MATT MADDEN (NYC 1968) is a cartoonist, teacher, and translator. His best-known book is 99 Ways to Tell a Story: Exercises in Style, his comics adaptation of Raymond Queneau's Exercises in Style. He and his wife Jessica Abel co-authored the textbooks Drawing Words & Writing Pictures and Mastering Comics. He has translated numerous comics from French, most notably The Zabime Sisters by Aristophane and Piero by Edmond Baudoin. His most recent work is the graphic novel, Ex Libris. He has been living with his family in Philadelphia since 2016.