Matthew Phillp is a New York-based copywriter, journalist, and author.
His 360-degree skill set includes writing taglines, e-commerce (product and lifestyle) and marketing copy, UX copy, press releases and B2B communications. He has written copy for Living Social, and Gilt City, and is currently a copywriter at Audible.com.
His culture analysis journalism, news writing, personality profile feature articles, interviews, essays and fiction have been published all over the world in publications that include The Village Voice (at which he interned), The New York Sun, Gay Times UK, City Magazine, VIVE and DNA. He is also a seasoned researcher, fact-checker, and proofreader.
In 2003, Matthew was the recipient of the People’s Choice Award for Fiction by the MCC for his fictional character profile entitled “The Arts Administrationiste” and in 2006 "A Long Struggle", the documentary he co-wrote with ethnographer Lea Rekow, premiered at the Ann Arbor Film Festival where it won the 2006 Lawther/Graff No Violence Award. It was also an official selection of the Tribeca Film Festival 2006 in New York City. In 2008 and 2009, his blog was nominated for a New York Glammy Award, and in 2013 he was awarded a Emerging Writer Fellowship by the Lambda Literary Foundation.
He lives in Brooklyn, NY