Matthew Cook is a graduate of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, where he specialized in printmaking, photography and ceramics.
Matt's first Kirin novel, Blood Magic, was released in September 2007 from Juno Books. The sequel, Nights of Sin, was released in August of 2008. Both Blood Magic and Nights of Sin have been nominated for the 2009 Gaylactic Spectrum Award.
Matt lives and works in Columbus, Ohio, where he shares his home with the love of his life, Amy, Grayson, his wild-haired son, a talking African Gray parrot, Zoe (the Scardiest Cat In The World), three Mini Coopers, numerous computers and countless books.