Matthew Quick

Matthew Quick is the author of many New York Times best-selling novels, including The Silver Linings Playbook, which was adapted into an Oscar-winning picture, and The Good Luck of Right Now. He has been honored with a PEN/Hemingway Award Honorable Mention for his writing, which has been translated into thirty languages. Goddard College awarded him an MA in creative writing. Before returning to Philadelphia and starting to write full-time, he floated down the Peruvian Amazon, backpacked around southern Africa, and walked to the bottom of a frozen Grand Canyon.