Matt Goodfellow is from Manchester. He spends his time writing and touring the UK and beyond visiting schools, libraries and festivals to deliver high-energy, inspirational poetry performances and workshops. Before embarking on his poetry career, Matt spent over 10 years as a primary school teacher. He is a National Poetry Day Ambassador, and his book Bright Bursts of Colour won the North Somerset Teacher’s Book Award and was shortlisted for the CLiPPA 2021.
Matt’s next book, Let’s Chase Stars Together, publishes in September 2022 and is a funny and heart-warming collection of poetry that will take you on a journey through imaginary worlds and real-life delights, perfect for all readers.