About Matt


Matt has enjoyed working in the world of entertainment for over twenty years, as a theatre manager, organiser of several prestigious international festivals, and of large-scale community-based cultural projects supporting children and young people.

Matt's hobbies include spiritual philosophy, travelling abroad, exploring the countryside, disappearing into secondhand bookshops, drinking Earl Grey tea, meditation, dogs, cricket, rugby, and theatre. As often as possible he visits India.

Matt is 45 years old and lives in London.

A Small Boy Smiling is Matt Carey's first book. 

A Small Boy Smiling gives me the courage to reach out, now I know that we can heal and find peace.... we need to reach out more, it really helps yourself and others. We are all survivors
— Miss Sharon Ashelford