Matt London was born near San Francisco but grew up in Massachusetts, Texas, and Florida. He now lives in New York City with his wife Jordan Hamessley.

A 2009 graduate of the Clarion Workshop, Matt is the author of The 8th Continent, forthcoming from Razorbill, a division of Penguin Books. His other work has been featured in The Living Dead 2, Realms of Fantasy, Lightspeed, Fantasy Magazine, and on Tor.com. Matt recently completed his studies in the Interactive Telecommunications Program at New York University, where he taught computers to tell stories.