Agent: Conrad Williams
Matthew Richardson was born in 1990 and studied English at Durham University and Merton College, Oxford. He has worked as a freelance journalist and a speechwriter in Westminster writing pieces for a wide variety of publications, including The Times, Sunday Times, Daily Telegraph and New Statesman. In 2015, he was signed by Penguin in a three-book deal. His debut novel, My Name is Nobody, was published last year to critical acclaim.
His first ever spec script MASKS was sold to Hartswood and is now in development.
His second script THE YARD is optioned to Kate Sinclair and is in development.
His spec MURDER SCHOOL has been optioned by THE FORGE.