Matt Grant

Matt Grant is a Brooklyn-based writer, reader, and pop culture enthusiast. In addition to BookRiot, he is a staff writer at LitHub, where he writes about book news. Matt's work has appeared in Longreads, The Brooklyn Rail,, Huffpost, and more. You can follow him online at or on Twitter: @mattgrantwriter

Virtual Book Festivals To Get Excited About In The Next Three Months

We may not be able to attend in person, but we still have virtual book festivals, which provide access to people worldwide.

Diverse Books On Hold in Utah School District

A Utah school district is reviewing a recently-created program encouraging diverse books after parental uproar.

LeVar Burton’s Literacy Legacy Continues With PEN/Faulkner Honor

The Reading Rainbow host was named the inaugural PEN/Faulkner Literary Champion. Learn more about LeVar Burton's literacy legacy.

The Pandemic Tanked My Reading Habits

We suspect this will resonate with a lot of readers who found themselves in reading slumps this year.

6 Beautiful Books From The 2020 Folio Society Christmas Collection

There's something for every booklover in the Folio Society Christmas Collection! Here are six gorgeous renditions from the 2020 collection.

Amazon Releases List Of The Best Books of 2020

Amazon has released their Best Books of 2020 list, a selection of 100 notable titles as picked by their editors.

10 Books About Foster Care For Adults And Kids

Books about foster care help everyone from foster parents to children in care navigate the various aspects of the system.

7 Must-Read Dark Comics

Comics aren't all bright panels and happy times; explore the grittier side of the format with these seven must-read dark comics.

21 Don’t Miss UMBRELLA ACADEMY Fan Fiction Stories

Already miss the show? If you want to read something right now, may I suggest the wonderful, wide world of Umbrella Academy fanfiction?

Books Make A Home Feel Like Home

When moving an excessive amount of books is both a big chore and a worthwhile labor of love.