Matthew Del Papa
Nickel Belt Candidate
Matthew Del Papa is a writer, editor, and publisher. A lifelong resident of Capreol, Ontario, he is a graduate of Laurentian University and the past president of the Sudbury Writers’ Guild. An avid sports fan and a rabid science fiction nerd, he describes himself as a “modern Northerner – as equally skilled at building a fire as a webpage”. His interest in politics was fostered by geography – he grew up with two MPPs and an MP as neighbours.
Matthew has six books currently in print – all focused on small-town Northern Ontario – and is working on his seventh. His work has appeared in magazines, anthologies, and local newspapers (the Capreol Press, the Valley Meteor, and CapreolOnline). He currently contributes a bi-weekly opinion column to his hometown newspaper, The Express.