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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 a staff writer at 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!


 
Matt Grant has all things you want in a reporter: curiosity, attention to detail, a good sense of story, and the ability to do it all quickly and on deadline!
— Jonny Diamond, Editor in Chief, Literary Hub
 
 
 
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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 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

Portfolio

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Falling in love over 'Firefly' - Tor.com

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.

New! 

A Living Wage: The Complicated Issue Of Paying Workers More - Urbo

Part-time workers put up with thankless work conditions and have awful retention rates. But simply raising wages is more complicated than you think.

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How To Declutter Your Home Without Throwing Money Away - Urbo

Plenty of us are decluttering, but are we getting rid of things that might actually be worth something? To find out, we talked to an appraisal expert who's uncovered (and accidentally thrown out) some incredibly valuable items.

There Can Only Be One: “Potato Jesus” And Other Works Of Art That Were Destroyed - Urbo

Art can take years to complete, but it can be ruined in seconds. We talked to a professional art restorer to find out how a Spanish fresco became "Potato Jesus."