Matthew Schmitz is a writer and editor living in Princeton, New Jersey. He is the deputy editor of First Things
and the founding managing editor of Public Discourse
, an influential online journal of ethics, law and the common good. His work also appears at the League of Ordinary Gentlemen
, a blog devoted to the promotion of conversational writing. He received an A.B. from Princeton University in 2008 and is a native of O'Neill, Nebraska.