Founded in 2011, MOONRISE MEDIA is a multi-media company representing authors and film makers from its home base on the Island of Martha's Vineyard.
Co-Founder Carrie Fyler received her Ph.D. in marine parasitology from the University of Connecticut in 2009, and is published in multiple scientific journals. She currently resides on Martha's Vineyard with her husband and children.
Co-Founder Matt Taylor is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts, where he studied
early American History. “JAWS: Memories from Martha’s Vineyard,” his
first publication, is the culmination of a lifelong passion for art,
film, and New England history. He is a fifteenth-generation resident of
Martha’s Vineyard, where he lives with his wife and children.
MOONRISE MEDIA’s JAWS: Memories From Martha's Vineyard by Matt Taylor, with foreword by director Steven Spielberg, has received worldwide acclaim since its release in June 2011, garnering the accolade of Kirkus Reviews’ Best of 2011. An EXPANDED 2nd Edition is now available through TITAN BOOKS in association with MOONRISE MEDIA.