In this series, I ask various publishing professionals (including authors, bloggers, editors, agents etc.) to recommend 2-3 authors or books they feel haven’t received the recognition they deserve.

Today’s recommendations are by Matthew Johnson, whose short stories have appeared in places like Asimov’s Science Fiction, The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction and Strange Horizons. Many of those appear in his new collection Irregular Verbs and Other Stories from ChiZine Publications. He lives in Ottawa, Ontario and is the Director of Education for MediaSmarts, a non-profit media education organization, for whom he writes articles and lessons, designs computer games, does media interviews, presents at conferences and roundtables in Canada and internationally and occasionally does pirate voices in both French and English.

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