Find Matt reading, signing, and doing other stuff. Matt has taught workshops, provided seminars, coordinated writing groups and acted as a panelist in a wide variety of venues. He is available to speak at your event or meeting. Take a look at some of his favorite topics and past presentations.

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April 2016

Ohioana Event at Westland Library

April 14, 2016 @ 6:30 am - 8:00 pm
Westland Area Library,
4740 West Broad Street
Columbus, OH 43228 United States
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Join me as I discuss my books, writing and publishing at the Westland Library. It's open to the public and free!

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Poetry of the Weird and Wonderful

April 16, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Destination Discount Books,
1185 US Highway 23 North
Delaware, OH 43015 United States
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Celebrate National Poetry Month with super heroes, robots and giant monsters! Join me as I talk about speculative poetry and launch my new poetry collection Underwater Fistfight. Come prepared to create your own science fiction, horror or fantasy poems, and to read them during the open mic…

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Ohioana Book Festival

April 23, 2016
Sheraton Columbus at Capitol Square,
75 E. State St
Columbus , OH 43215 United States
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I'll be participating in the Ohioana Book Festival again this year. It's always a lot of fun. The festival features over a hundred authors with ties to Ohio. If you're a book lover, it's a wonderful place to meet authors and discover new books. I'll…

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May 2016

Book Signing and Reading At Blue Jacket Books

May 28, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Blue Jacket Books,
30 S. Detroit St
Xenia, OH 45385 United States
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Join me and fellow Dog Star Books authors J.L. Gribble, and K.W. Taylor as we read from our latest releases at Blue Jacket Books in Xenia, Ohio. It promises to be a fun time with a Q&A and signing. Free and open to the public. Dog…

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June 2016

Folk and Fiction

June 12, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Java Central Café,
20 S. State St
Westerville, OH 43081 United States
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Come listen to a great show with local authors reading their work, interspersed with awesome musicians playing their music. It should be a lot of fun. I'll be reading from Underwater Fistfight and See No Evil, Say No Evil!

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October 2016

Halloween ComicFest

October 29, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Alter Ego Comics,
230 N. Main St.
Lima, OH 45801 United States
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Matt Betts and Stephanie Wytovich signing books at Alter Ego's Halloween ComicFest.

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December 2016

Super Cheesy Holiday Event

December 10, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Greater Gouda,
12 N. Sandusky Street
Delaware, OH 43015 United States
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I'll be participating in an author event at The Greater Gouda in downtown Delaware, OH!  There will be cheddar, books, authors and all the cheese puns you can handle! This is in conjunction with the Main Street Delaware HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE.  

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March 2017

Spring Read Local Author Fair at the Marion Public Library

March 25, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Marion Public Library,
445 East Church St
Marion, OH 43302 United States
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Matt will attend the Spring Read Local Authors Fair at the Marion Public Library with 27 other authors from around the area. "The event will feature a keynote presentation by Edgar Award-winning author Mindy McGinnis, a local gem who lives in Cardington, Ohio.  Author of…

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April 2017


April 27, 2017 - April 30, 2017
Queen Mary,
1126 Queens Hwy
Long Beach, CA 90802 United States
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Matt will make the trip out to California for the second annual Stokercon. StokerCon is the annual convention of The Horror Writers Association (HWA) and will take place aboard the Queen Mary in Long Beach, California. "In addition to the prestigious Bram Stoker Award® on Saturday April…

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May 2017

Pennwriters Conference 2017

May 19, 2017 - May 21, 2017
Pittsburgh Airport Marriott,
Pittsburgh, PA United States

Writers! If you haven't attended a Pennwriters Conference, I highly recommend checking it out. Authors, agents, editors and other publishing industry professionals attend every year and present some wonderful workshops and seminars. I'll be there this year presenting on a number of topics.

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