Matt Killeen

Birmingham, The United Kingdom


MATT KILLEEN was born in Birmingham, in the UK, back when trousers were wide and everything was brown. Early instruction in his craft included being told that a drawing of a Cylon exploding isn't writing and copying out your mother's payslip isn't an essay "about my family". Several alternative careers beckoned, some involving laser guns and guitars, before he finally returned to words and attempted to make a living as an advertising copywriter and largely ignored music and sports journalist. He now writes for the world's best loved toy company, as it wasn't possible to be an X-wing pilot. Married to his Nuyorican soul mate, he is parent to both an unfeasibly clever teenager and a toddler who is challenging his father's antiestablishment cr ...more

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Orphan Monster Spy

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“Unstable. What does that mean?” “It doesn’t like being together… It wants to be smaller, to become something else.”
Matt Killeen, Orphan, Monster, Spy

“Oh, he's got more friends there than here. America's chock-full of Nazis. If anything, they're more rabid than they are here, more... insidious, because they're all pretending otherwise.”
Matt Killeen, Orphan Monster Spy

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