Matt Davies is the bestselling author of This Thing of Darkness, a contemporary young adult novel about guilt, grief, love and forgiveness set in modern-day Melbourne. As a manuscript, This Thing of Darkness was highly commended in the Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards.
Matt’s second novel, this time for the adult market, will be published in mid-2022, followed by a third a year later in mid-2023.
Matt served as an Emerging Writers’ Festival board member for five years from 2009 to 2014, with a two-year stint as the festival’s chair. Outside of his fiction writing, Matt works as a freelance copywriter and editor.