Matt Cohen

Matt Cohen was born in Kingston, Ontario in 1942. He received his B.A. and M.A. from the University of Toronto. In the late 1960s he taught political economy at McMaster University before becoming a full-time writer. Since 1969 he has published twenty books, including novels, short stories, poetry and two books for children. He received critical acclaim for many of his books, notably The Salem Novels' - "The Disinherited" (1974), "The Colours of War" (1977), "The Sweet Second Summer of Kitty...See more