Matt Hughes (writer)

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Matthew Hughes (born 1949) is a British-born Canadian author who writes science fiction under the name Matthew Hughes, crime fiction as Matt Hughes and media tie-ins as Hugh Matthews. Prior to his work in fiction, he was a freelance speechwriter for corporate executives and politicians in British Columbia.

His Archonate stories and novels have been compared to the works of Jack Vance. Booklist has called him Vance's "heir apparent." (Review by Carl Hays of The Gist Hunter and Other Stories, Booklist, August 2005)

Bibliography[edit]

Archonate series[edit]

  • Black Brillion (2004)
  • The Gist Hunter and Other Stories (2005)
  • Template (2008)

Fillidor Vesh[edit]

  • Fools Errant (1994)
  • Fool Me Twice (2001)
    • 'Gullible's Travels (SFBC omnibus of Fools Errant and Fool Me Twice, 2002)

Henghis Hapthorn[edit]

  • Majestrum (2006)
  • The Spiral Labyrinth (2007)
  • Hespira (2009)
  • 9 Tales of Hengist Hapthorn (2013)

Guth Bandar[edit]

  • The Commons (2007)
  • "The Helper and His Hero" (2007)

Luff Imbry[edit]

  • The Farouche Assemblage (2007)
  • Quartet & Triptych (2010)
  • The Other (2011)
  • The Yellow Cabochon (2011)
  • Of Whimsies & Noubles (2012)
  • The Meaning of Luff and Other Stories (2014)

To Hell and Back[edit]

  • The Damned Busters (2011)
  • Costume Not Included (2012)
  • Hell to Pay (2012)

Other novels[edit]

  • Downshift (writing as Matt Hughes) (1997)
  • Wolverine: Lifeblood (writing as Hugh Matthews) (2007)
  • Song of the Serpent (writing as Hugh Matthews) (2012)

Other collections[edit]

  • Devil or Angel & Other Stories (2014)

Other short fiction[edit]

  • Bearing up (2005)
  • "The Ugly Duckling" (2013) in Old Mars (anthology)[1][2]
  • "The Inn of the Seven Blessings" (2014) in Rogues (anthology)
  • "Greeves and the Evening Star" (2015) in Old Venus (anthology)[3]
Title Year First published Reprinted/collected
And then some 2013 Hughes, Matthew (February 2013). "And then some". Asimov's Science Fiction. Vol. 37 no. 2. pp. 12–31.

Nonfiction (Ghostwritten)[edit]

  • Breaking Trail (2000)
  • What's All This Got To Do With The Price of 2x4s? (2006)

References[edit]

  1. ^ DeNardo, John (February 14, 2013). "TOC: Old Mars Edited by George R.R. Martin and Gardner Dozois". SF Signal. Retrieved September 26, 2014.
  2. ^ Bedford, Robert H. (October 8, 2013). "Mars as We Thought it Could Be: Old Mars, edited by George R.R. Martin and Gardner Dozois". Tor.com. Retrieved September 26, 2014.
  3. ^ "Not A Blog: Venus In March". GRRM.livejournal.com. June 19, 2014. Archived from the original on August 21, 2014. Retrieved September 27, 2014.

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