John Matthews is an historian, screenwriter and children's author who has produced
over ninety books on myth, the Arthurian Legends and Grail Studies, as well as short
stories, a volume of poetry. John has been involved in many film projects over the past
10 years, as both an advisor and contributor. In 2003 he was the historical advisor to
the Jerry Bruckheimer movie 'King Arthur', and has made appearances on both
History Channel and Discovery Channel specials on Arthur and the Holy Grail. He
shared a BAFTA award for his work on the Educational DVD made to accompany the
King Arthur movie.
John lives with his wife, author Caitlin Matthews, in Oxford, England. His previous
titles for Templar include StoryWorld and The Trick of the Tale.