Matty Blatt is a second-year graduate student. They graduated from UNC Asheville in 2020 and received a BA in Philosophy with distinction. Among their professional stitching experience are the Santa Fe Opera and the Utah Shakespeare Festival. Their interests include talking about philosophy, playing the bass, camping/backpacking, and book binding. They love metal (the music and the material), tea, used bookstores, feminist epistemology, rock operas, and astronomy.