Matt Bell

Matt Bell


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August 29, 1980

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Matt Bell is the author of the novel IN THE HOUSE UPON THE DIRT BETWEEN THE LAKE AND THE WOODS, a finalist for the Young Lions Fiction Award, a Michigan Notable Book, and an Indies Choice Adult Debut Book of the Year Honor Recipient, and the winner of the Paula Anderson Book Award. He is also the author of two previous books, HOW THEY WERE FOUND and CATACLYSM BABY, and his next novel, SCRAPPER, will be published in Fall 2015. His stories have appeared in Best American Mystery Stories, Best American Fantasy, Conjunctions, Gulf Coast, The American Reader, and many other publications. He teaches creative writing at Arizona State University.

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In the House Upon the Dirt ...

3.33 avg rating — 1,233 ratings — published 2013 — 8 editions
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How They Were Found

4.08 avg rating — 352 ratings — published 2010 — 11 editions
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Scrapper

3.17 avg rating — 386 ratings — published 2015 — 4 editions
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Cataclysm Baby

4.39 avg rating — 228 ratings — published 2012
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The Collectors

4.41 avg rating — 104 ratings — published 2009
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Baldur's Gate II (Boss Figh...

3.56 avg rating — 140 ratings — published 2015 — 3 editions
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Wolf Parts

4.51 avg rating — 77 ratings — published 2010
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A Tree or a Person or a Wall

3.76 avg rating — 112 ratings — published 2016 — 4 editions
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How the Broken Lead the Blind

4.49 avg rating — 41 ratings — published 2009
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4.21 avg rating — 34 ratings — published 2010 — 8 editions
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“The compasses are disappointingly true, pointing north over and over, when all he wants is for one to dissent, to demur, to show him the new direction he cannot find on his own.”
Matt Bell, How They Were Found

“He didn't believe in luck but he believed in bananas.”
Matt Bell, Scrapper

“What does it mean to still be ashamed of interests that so many other people openly celebrate? What does it mean to still be ashamed of the part of myself that has, in so many ways, bought me my entire career? If I had not been a fantasy reader, a video game player, a D&D dungeon master, I would probably not be a writer or an editor or a professor.”
Matt Bell, Baldur's Gate II

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