Matthew Foley is an author, spoken word poet, writing coach, and creative entrepreneur in Charleston, South Carolina.
He is the author of three books of poetry: We Could Be Oceans (2014), The Typewriter Sutra (2015), and This One Breath (2017). In early 2017, Matt launched Contribute Your Verse, a writing coaching business that helps aspiring writers find their voice and share their creative gifts to the world. Matt also serves on the board of directors of The Unspoken Word, a literary arts non-profit which organizes open mics, poetry slams, and school workshops in the Charleston area. After five years in the classroom as a English & Creative Writing teacher, Matt recently left teaching to pursue his lifelong dream of being a full-time writer. Learn more about Matt.