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Matthew de Abaitua

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Matthew de Abaitua

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Full Name: Matthew de Abaitua
Born: October 17, 1971
Ormskirk, Lancashire, England, UK
Nationality: British


Matthew De Abaitua lived and worked as Will Self's amanuensis in a remote cottage in Suffolk, after he graduated with an MA in Creative Writing.

His short story 'Inbetween' was included in the bestselling anthology Disco Biscuits and adapted as a short film by Channel 4. His first novel The Red Men (Snowbooks 2007, Gollancz ebook 2013) was shortlisted for the Arthur C. Clarke Award. In 2013, the first chapter was adapted as a short film 'Dr. Easy' by directors Shynola (produced by Film4 and Warp) as a precursor to a feature film, currently in development. 'Dr. Easy' currently has had 263k views on Vimeo.

Matthew currently lectures on Creative Writing at Brunel University and Writing Science Fiction at the University of Essex.

You can find Matthew online at his website:, on Twitter @MDeAbaitua.

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