Matt Mitchell

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Ohio, USA
Hiram College
Gluten-free Foods, Beef Jerky, Grocery Store Chains
  • Matt has written two books of poetry: The Neon Hollywood Cowboy (Big Lucks, 2021) and Vampire Burrito (Grieveland, 2023).
  • In college, Matt ran a vegetarian co-op kitchen that served numerous vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free students.
  • In his spare time, Matt likes to perfect the ultimate gluten-free cinnamon roll recipe.


Matt Mitchell is a freelance rock and roll journalist, Assistant Music Editor for Paste Magazine, and foodie. His publication credits include profiles, reviews, and other miscellany in Pitchfork, MTV, SPIN, and Alternative Press. He writes essays on the intersection of pop culture, masculinity, and gender, for Catapult and Literary Hub. Much of Matt's spare time since high school has been spent watching black and white movies and reality shows with too many seasons.


Matt holds a bachelor's degree in creative writing from Hiram College. It is one of the only institutions in Ohio that offers creative writing as a degree, which has allowed Matt to obtain a writing expertise that transcends university journalism.
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