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Matthew Quick


  Male      American      Writer

  Born : Oct 23, 1973  


About Author

Matthew Quick (born October 23, 1973) is an American writer of young-adult fiction. His debut novel, The Silver Linings Playbook, was adapted as a movie of the same name starring Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence, with Robert De Niro, Jacki Weaver, and Chris Tucker.

Quick was finalist for a 2009 PEN/Hemingway Award, and his work has been translated into several languages. In 2012, his young-adult novel, Boy 21, was reviewed favorably by The New York Times.
Quick was a finalist for the TIME 100 most influential people of 2013.

Quick grew up in Oaklyn, New Jersey and graduated from Collingswood High School. He has a degree in English literature from La Salle University and an MFA from Goddard College. He left his job as a tenured English teacher in Haddonfield, New Jersey to write his first novel while living in Collingswood, New Jersey...


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