Matthew Gregory was born in Suffolk, in 1984. He studied at the Norwich School of Art and Design and Goldsmiths, University of London. He has lived in Prague, St.Petersburg, New York and Naples. His poems have appeared in the anthology series Stop Sharpening Your Knives, as well as Poetry London, The Rialto and Magma, and have been aired on BBC radio. He received an Eric Gregory award in 2010. Recently he has been collecting material for a documentary-film about the lives of the young poets he knows. He's currently living in Suffolk and working on his first collection.