Experts in the Media

Rachel Matthews – Better Reading podcast

Author, University lecturer, Student Welfare Co-Ordinator

Podcast: Rachel Matthews on the Absurdity and Challenges of Modern Dating.

Dr Rachel Matthews talks to Cheryl about the obsession with never looking desperate and the modern dating landscape. Her latest novel, Never Look Desperate, is out now.

About the author:

Dr Rachel Matthews is a Melbourne author, lecturer and teacher. Her debut novel Vinyl Inside received strong press reviews and was highly commended by the Australian Vogel Award judges. Siren, her 2017 novel was part of a PhD at Victoria University exploring sexual violence in Australian football. Never Look Desperate is her third novel. Her short fiction has been published in EQ magazine, educational and writing journals. She has over 15 years’ experience as an educator within a diverse range of learning environments, including lecturing in RMIT’s Associate Degree in Professional Writing and Editing, ACU’s Bachelor of Creative Arts, international settings, the RVIB and in student welfare at Virtual School Victoria (the largest gov school in the state). Rachel is also a contributor to news media.