Matteson Perry is a screenwriter, performer, and story consultant living in Los Angeles. He's a two-time winner of the Moth GrandSlam storytelling championship and the host of the monthly Moth StorySlam in Los Angeles. Matteson's book, "Available: A Memoir of Heartbreak, Hookups, Love and Brunch," was published by Scribner in 2016. People Magazine made it a "Pop Culture Pick of the Week," and ABC News listed it as a Must Read Summer Book for 2016. His writing has appeared in The New York Times, McSweeney’s, Cosmopolitan, and The Daily Beast and his performances have been features in podcasts including The Moth Radio Hour, Modern Love, KCRW’s UnFictional, Plz Advize, Risk!, Story Worthy, and Date/able.
For the past several years, Matteson has been using what he's learned from telling stories in multiple formats to help others tell their stories through classes, workshops, and one-on-one consultation.