Matthew Harold Byer was born in Montreal, Québec, Canada and grew up in Ottawa, Ontario. In 1996, he obtained a Bachelor of Social Science with concentration in Economics from the University of Ottawa, in 1998, he obtained a Diploma in Applied Information Technology with Distinction from iti Information Technology Institute and in 1999, and he obtained a Bachelor of Arts with concentration in Classical Civilization.
Matthew has, also, been a professional artist since his high school years and worked for the Government of Canada for over twelve years while he was in Ottawa.
His writing work can regularly be seen in articles for canoe.ca’s SLAM! Wrestling and the advice column ‘The Male Perspective’ for secretsofagoodgirl.com. Matthew is also a published poet.
He currently resides in Coquitlam, British Columbia, Canada.
Finding My Way Through Life’s Follies is Matthew’s first novel.
Where to find Matthew Byer online
Mustard Marinade Poetry
By Matthew Byer
Published: September 11, 2013.
Mustard Marinade Poetry is a collection of poems covering everything from online dating, the alphabet, love, politics, to things such as a rock ode and literature.
Finding My Way Through Life's Follies
By Matthew Byer
Published: September 10, 2013.
Finding My Way Through Life's Follies tells the tale of Michael Falmon from childhood to his college years where along the way he finds love, friendship, betrayal, perseverance and courage. Written as a modern day myth, set in an everyday setting, the novel immerses the reader into the story through its first person perspective.
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