SHAW, Matthew




Author Tags: Advice

CITY/TOWN: Prince George

DATE OF BIRTH: January 9, 1964

PLACE OF BIRTH: Missoula, Montana, USA

ARRIVAL IN CANADA: July 1968

ARRIVAL IN BRITISH COLUMBIA: August 1968

EMPLOYMENT OTHER THAN WRITING: Teacher

BOOKS:

Great Scots! How the Scots Created Canada (Winnipeg: Heartland Publishing, 2003)

To Live Deliberately: Ten Secrets to a Successful and Fulfilling Life (Victoria: Trafford Publishing, 2001)

BIOGRAPHICAL DETAILS: Matthew Shaw spent several years as a sawmill labourer and as a financial consultant. He eventually went to school and graduated from the Universite d'Aix-Marseille and Simon Fraser University and later received an MA from California State University. He and his wife have been Humanities teachers at an Adult Education school in Prince George. During the winters, they have lived in Southern California. His first self-published book, To Live Deliberately, deals with breaking social conventions and developing a philosophy of self-determination.

[BCBW 2003] "Advice"