Matthew Henley

Matthew Henley was born in Colchester, Essex, and educated in the UK and Canada.  His poetry has appeared in various publications in the UK and elsewhere, including Poetry Review, Brittle Star, Iota and The Antigonish Review. Since joining the diplomatic service in 2003, Matthew has worked in the Balkans and South Asia, and is currently based in Canada, where he is completing a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing at the University of British Columbia.


Beetle, published in 2014, is Matthew's first collection.