Matthew Tomkinson is a writer, sound designer, and doctoral student in Theatre Studies at the University of British Columbia. His essays have been published in The Town Crier and Performance Matters, and his chapbook, For a Long Time, is available through Frog Hollow Press. Matthew has worked as a composer and sound designer with Company 605, Kinesis Dance somatheatro, and a number of other local dance artists, and his music has been presented at multiple festivals including PuSh, Dancing on the Edge, and Vines. He lives in Vancouver on the unceded territory of the Squamish, Musqueam and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations.
His debut full-length collection of short prose, Archaic Torso of Gumby, co-authored with Geoffrey Morrison, is forthcoming from Gordon Hill Press in Spring 2020.