Matthew Stokoe

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Matthew Stokoe
Born Matthew Stokoe
Occupation Screenwriter
Nationality British
Alma mater University of East London
Period 1998–present
Genre Thriller, noir
Notable works Cows (1998)
High Life (2002)

Matthew Stokoe (born in 1963) is a British writer and screenwriter.[1]


Stokoe was born in England, graduated from University of East London where he studied economics, and has lived in Australia, New Zealand, and the US (Santa Monica, CA).[2] Stokoe has written several books and film scenarios and also co-wrote the internet comic Flick and Jube.[3] He is mostly known for his brutal, noir, violent style of writing. Among his favorite authors are Raymond Chandler, Hubert Selby, and Nelson Algren.



  • Colony of Whores (2014)
  • Empty Mile (2010)
  • High Life (2002)[4]
  • Cows (1998) [5]

Scenarios for movies[edit]

  • Rock dir. Brian Challis
  • Dog dir. Paul Kwiatkowski


  1. ^ Smith, Drew (March 3, 2015). "Matthew Stokoe". Full Stop. Retrieved 15 December 2016. 
  2. ^ Matthew Stokoe (in Russian)
  3. ^ Welcome to Flick and Jube
  4. ^ NETTLES, JOHN G. (21 August 2002). "High Life by Matthew Stokoe". Pop Matters. Retrieved 15 December 2016. 
  5. ^ Matthew Stokoe

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