Matt Burlingame is an award-winning journalist and playwright, living in Northern California. After 20 years of working for various LGBTQ newspapers, websites, and even co-hosting a late-night radio show, he has retired from his aspirations of being the gay Murphy Brown to pursue his love of fiction writing.
He has written, and co-written, over ten critically acclaimed plays, including Recovery Mode, Poughkeepsie Porn Co., Countess Dracula, and the controversial Paperclip Messiah. His plays have been produced nationally, most notably in New York, Sacramento and St. Louis.
He has been a well-known LGBTQ podcaster for over 17 years and produced and co-hosted shows focused on writing, comedy, theater, gay sex education and positive body image.