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Oh, hey. 

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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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Illustrations by  Michelle Mruk  · Edited by  Lynne Peskoe-Yang

Illustrations by Michelle Mruk · Edited by Lynne Peskoe-Yang

The Pregnant Scientist Who Raced Against Death to Transform Physics - Narratively

In 1749, Emilie du Châtelet feared bearing a child at 42 would be the last thing she did. In her final year, she worked furiously on a magnum opus that would change the world.

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Urgency and Inspiration at the 2019 New York City Poetry Festival - LitHub

On Governor's Island, Poetry is Alive and It Is For Everyone

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Providing Help to Booksellers, When They Need It - LITHUB

BINC Started When Employees Wanted to Help a Sick Coworker

Graphics created by    Emily Anderson   .

Graphics created by Emily Anderson.

When Bison Attack - The Smart Set

“Before Yellowstone, I never thought about the murderous qualities of buffalo. After Yellowstone, it was all I could think about.”