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Matthew Quick

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Occupation  Writer
Role  Writer
Nationality  American
Spouse  Alicia Bessette
Partner  Alicia Bessette
Movies  Silver Linings Playbook
Name  Matthew Quick

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Born  October 23, 1973 (age 42) Camden, New Jersey, United States (1973-10-23)
Alma mater  La Salle University, Goddard College
Genre  Adult novels, Young-adult novels
Notable works  The Silver Linings Playbook
Education  La Salle University, Goddard College
Nominations  Goodreads Choice Awards Best Young Adult Fiction
Books  The Silver Linings Playbook, Forgive Me - Leonard, The Good Luck of Right Now
Similar People  David O Russell, Jacki Weaver, Bradley Cooper, Chris Tucker, Robert De Niro

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Matthew Quick (born October 23, 1973) is an American writer of adult and young adult fiction. His debut novel, The Silver Linings Playbook, became a New York Times bestseller and was adapted as a movie of the same name starring Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence, with Robert De Niro, Jacki Weaver, and Chris Tucker.


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Quick was finalist for a 2009 PEN/Hemingway Award, and his work has been translated into several languages. In 2012, his young-adult novel, Boy 21, was reviewed favorably by The New York Times.

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Quick was a finalist for the TIME 100 most influential people of 2013.

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Personal life

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Quick grew up in Oaklyn, New Jersey and graduated from Collingswood High School. He has a degree in English literature and secondary education from La Salle University and an MFA from Goddard College. Quick taught high school literature in southern New Jersey for several years, before leaving his job as a tenured English teacher in Haddonfield, New Jersey to write his first novel while living in Collingswood. 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. He received an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from La Salle in 2013.


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)
  • Every Exquisite Thing (2016)
  • The Reason You're Alive (2017)
  • References

    Matthew Quick Wikipedia

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