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Oh, hey. 

My name is Matt Grant, and I'm a writer.

I write about all kinds of things, from personal essays and investigative features to all forms of culture - books, movies and television

I'm also the Book News Correspondent for Literary Hub, where I write features and profiles on booksellers and bookstores

Need a copywriter or content marketer for your blog or website? Yep, I do that too!

As an editor for a book review, I need writers who are nimble, fresh, creative, and intelligent, who can meet deadlines, accept editorial criticism, and revise their work with polish and sensitivity. In short, I need a writer like Matt Grant.
— Joseph Salvatore, Books Editor, The Brooklyn Rail
Matt did a great job researching and understanding the industry of our business and intelligently creating the right language.
— Justin Shanks and Winston Wu, Founders, Restore Lending LLC
Matt has a wonderful way with words, transforming my jumbled ideas into clear, concise statements. I highly value his contribution as copy editor.
— Brittany Edwards, CEO, Sisterdo Haircare




Falling in love over 'Firefly' -

I can count on one hand the number of pilots that made me fall in love with a series right away. So with Firefly, Joss Whedon’s short-lived space western, I fully expected to need time to get into it—although as it turns out, the pilot was all it took. The bigger surprise, though, was that my love of Firefly would help me discover the love of my life.


Highlighting the writing of refugees - LitHub

I wrote about Traveling Stanzas, a mobile exhibit featuring the poetry of refugees and immigrants from Akron, Ohio.


Book Review: The Gargoyle Hunters - The Brooklyn Rail

The Gargoyle Hunters is fascinating for the way it dramatizes one possible narrative lurking behind this bizarre historic event. 


Book Review: Red Clocks - The Brooklyn Rail

Red Clocks is a searing and irresistible look at the ways in which women are subjugated, both visible and invisible. 



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