A bestselling author, Matt Haig’s work includes fiction, children’s writing, screenplays and non-fiction. Born in Sheffield, he began his career writing adult fiction and his first novel, The Last Family in England, is currently being adapted into a film by the New Zealand film-maker Taika Waititi. His other novels include: The Dead Father’s Club, The Radleys (also currently being adapted for the screen) The Humans and How to Stop Time.
Amongst his celebrated works for children are, To Be A Cat and his Christmas trilogy: A Boy Called Christmas, The Girl Who Saved Christmas and Father Christmas and Me.
Matt Haig is also the author of the acclaimed memoir of his experiences of living with depression and anxiety, Reasons to Stay Alive and the follow-up guide, Notes on a Nervous Planet.