matt cahill

About the author...


    Matt Cahill is is a Toronto writer. His debut novel, the literary thriller The Society of Experience was released in the fall of 2015 and was picked as a top must-read of the season by Harper’s Bazaar magazine. He has contributed essays to The Best Canadian Essays of 2017, Ryeberg, the Humber Literary Review, Torontoist, and blogTO. His short stories have appeared with Found Press and The Rusty Toque.

    Matt is a Registered Psychotherapist with a private practice in downtown Toronto. He lives with his partner on the edge of Parkdale with a small black cat. He has a blog he tries to keep updated, Imaginary Magnitude.

    A graduate of Sheridan College's Media Arts program, under the tutelage of experimental filmmaker Philip Hoffman, Matt spent the next 20 years working behind the scenes of the film and television industry and holds an honourary Production Certificate from the Emmy® Awards (Outstanding Achievement in Single Camera Editing). During this time he had the pleasure of working alongside some of the most accomplished industry professionals in Canada, the U.S., and Europe. He contributed an online post-production diary for the completion of Guy Maddin's feature, Keyhole. He was also an instructor with Humber College’s Film and TV Production program.

    Matt reads high-falutin’ books of all sorts, plays intermediate soccer, and occasionally drums. He has also fancied himself a distance runner.

    (photo courtesy of Katia Taylor Photography)