Matt Kuvakos

Biography

Matt is twenty-seven years old and grew up in Chicago, Illinois the greatest city in the world. He now lives in the hottest place in the world Phoenix, Arizona with his beautiful wife, Julie. His first book, Addison's Mark was recently named the 2016 silver medalist (Young Adult Fiction) for the Illumination Book Awards.

Besides writing, he loves his friends/family, awesome books, discovering unknown music, hiking, and cheering for the Chicago Bears, Blackhawks and Cubs. Another important part of his life is his relationship with Jesus. As a teenager, he never really knew who God was and eventually stopped caring about Him and himself. He searched for stability, and his identity by consuming himself in all the wrong things. Yet, God never stopped loving him through those dark stages in his life. He was a severely depressed twenty-one year old when he finally realized that in the deep darkness there is always a flicker of light waiting to be seen. Matt's flicker of light was through writing, and because of that he started his journey back to God.

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Books

Losing Harp
Price: Free! Words: 1,540. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Religion
Losing Harp placed 6th in the entire young adult category for the 85th annual Writers Digest Competition. The story highlights the everlasting impact a friendship has even after death.
Listening for God
Price: Free! Words: 3,020. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Short stories, Fiction » Christian » General
(2.50 from 2 reviews)
After losing faith in those around him, 17 year old Ronnie is in search for some answers about life. So, he decides to join a pastor on a mission trip to Honduras, hoping to answer one of the biggest questions humanity can ask, is God real? Will God answer?
A Divine Encounter
Price: Free! Words: 2,720. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Short stories, Fiction » Christian » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Rye never believed in divine encounters until he met Charlie, a homeless man, wearing a t-shirt with a smiley face scribbled on the front. Nothing seemed divine at first, but a conversation on a cold night by a bus stop changes Rye’s life forever.
Children Under the Stars
Price: Free! Words: 6,100. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Short stories, Fiction » Christian » General
Children Under the Stars follows, Elliot Marisol, a probation officer in Missoula, Montana. Elliot is assigned one of the biggest cases to come across Missoula in a long time. The client is an alleged cult leader, Ricky Freemon. A mysterious man known for "signs and wonders." The community wants Ricky to leave, but something about him draws Elliot in closer.

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