Janklow & Nesbit UK

Matthew Hooton

Matthew Hooton holds degrees in creative writing from the University of Victoria (BA), and Bath Spa University (MA). His first novel, Deloume Road, was published in 2010 by Knopf Canada and Jonathan Cape UK; it won the 2010 Guardian Not the Booker prize.  

He has also written creative non-fiction for venues such as the CBC, Geist, Reader's Digest and Monday Magazine. After years of working as a freelance editor and writer in South Korea, he now lives and writes on Vancouver Island, where he teaches Creative Writing part-time at the University of Victoria, and sits on the fiction editorial board of The Malahat Review.