By Matthew Ward

"Tackling such subject matters as dying and faith, politics and heritage, paintings and ladies in his poetry assortment Cats Creep the fireplace to paintings, Matthew Ward explores the religious and the mundane melding the metaphysical with the metaphorical. His poems go beyond the truth in their literal setting—the church, a Catholic classroom, suburbia, a urban road, etc—to show extra, what's "deep inside" or at the floor, yet ignored. With staccato regulate he creates verse that's either stark and attractive; his phrases 'spark.'"
--Trace Sheridan
34th Parallel journal

Matthew Ward lives & writes in his local Newcastle, Australia. In 2004, his tale, 'Jake With A Snarly Smile On His Chops' used to be released as a novella by means of Independence Jones (Australia). In past due 2006 global viewers (USA) released his brief tale anthology, 'Her Mouth appeared like a Cat's Bum' to serious acclaim. His brief tales have seemed in numerous magazines, revealed in addition to on-line. Ditto, his articles – either severe & satirical. He even had poetry released within the '90s! whereas donning his publishing cape he created the preferred Skive journal, now getting into its frenetic fifth 12 months. He desires of writing the nice Australian novel; failing that, the nice American one.

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