Writer. Author. Reader.
A BIT ABOUT ME
Amy Mattes was born and raised in a secluded mountain town named Kaslo, British Columbia. Following high school Amy dropped out of a writing program and then spent the next decade in a scrapbook landscape of transient travel, and relationship ups and downs which created a tapestry of pen-worthy experience. Writing is Amy’s most long standing companion. Her writing style saunters through the grit and beauty of human connection and explores themes of identity, sexuality, grief and addiction. As a feminist fascinated by society Amy went on to receive a Bachelor of Social Work from the University of Victoria in 2016. Now a new mother and wife, Amy remains on Vancouver Island, continuing to pursue her love of both literary fiction and women’s non-fiction. At present time she is working on her second novel.