AMY MATTES

Writer. Author. Reader.

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ABOUT ME

Bio

Amy loves PNW rainy days powered by too much coffee and writing to epic movie scores. She has a vintage suitcase full of old journals and a heart shaped rock collection. She is inspired by the grit and beauty of human connection, often drawing story out of struggles with identity, sexuality, grief and addiction. She holds an Anti-Oppressive Social Work Degree from the University of Victoria and is currently enrolled in the Bachelor of Arts School of Creative Writing at Vancouver Island University. Amy is represented by Chelene Knight of Transatlantic Agency and is currently writing her second novel and raising a child. She holds gratitude for the Snuneymuxw First Nation whose unceded territory she lives, learns and loves on.   

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