Matt Thomas is a two-time Pushcart Prize nominee and was named UNsung Magazine’s Short Story Writer of the Year in 2013. His articles, essays, and stories have appeared in The Village Voice, CBS New York.com, The Writing Disorder, The Journal of American Culture, Word Riot, and many others.
Thomas grew up in a blue collar town and has lived throughout New York State. He’s worked as a stadium hand, staff writer, janitor, writing consultant, legal assistant, house painter, editorial assistant, and briefly covered Manhattan’s music and nightlife beat for CBS New York.com. While he spent the earlier part of his writing career on music and academic pieces, Thomas is now solely devoted to fiction.
He currently lives in New York City.