Matthew Gordon was born in Toronto on August 3, 1987. He holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts in English and History from Wilfrid Laurier University, and a Master of Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University. He has also completed his Freelance Writing Certificate at the University of Toronto and has written for RealGM.com and The Billfold. His first published fiction was released in June 2012. When he is not writing, he is diving into a book or listening to music.