Quick in 2013
October 23, 1973 |
Camden, New Jersey, United States
|Alma mater||La Salle University, Goddard College|
|Notable works||The Silver Linings Playbook|
Matthew Quick (born October 23, 1973) is an American writer of young-adult fiction. His debut novel, The Silver Linings Playbook, was adapted as a movie of the same name starring Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence, with Robert De Niro, Jacki Weaver, and Chris Tucker.
Quick grew up in Oaklyn, New Jersey and graduated from Collingswood High School. He has a degree in English literature from La Salle University and an MFA from Goddard College. He left his job as a tenured English teacher in Haddonfield, New Jersey to write his first novel while living in Collingswood, New Jersey. Quick lived in Massachusetts for several years; he and his wife, novelist and pianist Alicia Bessette now live on the Outer Banks of North Carolina.
Source: Fiction Database
- The Silver Linings Playbook (2008)
- Sorta Like a Rockstar (2010)
- Boy21 (2012)
- Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock (2013)
- The Good Luck of Right Now (2014)
- Love May Fail (2015)
- "David O. Russell to Direct The Silver Linings Playbook | /Film". Slashfilm.com. 2009-03-28. Retrieved 2014-02-10.
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- "The Finer Points of the Game". The New York Times, Matt de la Peña , March 9, 2012. 2012-03-09.
- "Matthew Quick | The 2013 TIME 100 Poll | TIME.com". Time100.time.com. 2013-03-22. Retrieved 2014-02-10.
- "Matthew Quick | Goddard College". Goddard.edu. 2013-07-31. Retrieved 2014-02-10.
- Skoufalos, Matt (2013-02-24). "'Silver Linings Playbook' Scribe Reflects on Roots - Entertainment - Collingswood, NJ Patch". Collingswood.patch.com. Retrieved 2014-02-10.
- "Matthew Quick Book List". FictionDB. Retrieved 2014-02-10.
- Official website
- Matthew Quick at Library of Congress Authorities, with 5 catalog records
- Review, The Good Luck of Right Now