Matthew was born and raised in Newcastle and began freelancing for newspapers and magazines whilst still at school, writing about the arts and pop culture.
He has written four novels, Ashes and My Dearest Jonah - the second of which was nominated for the Dylan Thomas Prize for Literature - and one book for young adults, In Bloom, which was nominated for the Carnegie Medal and the North East Teen Book Award, and listed in the Telegraph's Best YA of 2014 List.
His fourth book, Another Place, is also be for young adults and was published by Atom in August 2017.
Matthew's most recent novel, Baxter's Requiem, was published in September 2018 by Corsair.
Advice To Myself As A Young Writer - March 2014
Agent: Broo Doherty
Books by Matthew Crow