Matt Wilven part of WH Smith 'Fresh Talent' selection

Matt Wilven, whose debut novel The Blackbird Singularity was recently longlisted for the Not The Booker prize, has been selected by WH Smith as one of 12 Fresh Talents for 2017.

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Matt Wilven

Matt Wilven was born in Blackpool in 1982. After receiving an MA with Distinction in Creative Writing, he spent the next ten years honing his craft. His part-time jobs in this time included: bingo caller, ice-cream man, fishmonger, paintball operative, camel derby caller, soap seller, copywr...More about Matt Wilven